Batti Jaha crowned champions of Nianija district Nawettan

Batti Jaha captured the 2017 Nianija district Nawettan football tournament after playing unbeaten among 13 clubs including the two sides from the district capital, Chamen Nianija. 

Batti Jaha and cross-town rivals Buduk Sarreh Janko played out a scoreless draw in the final game of the tournament last Saturday before the game proceeded to penalty kicks which ended in a 5-4 win in favour of Batti.

Muzzy Carayol shortlisted for Goal of the Month

Gambia international Mustapha Carayol has been shortlisted for the Sky Bet Championship September Goal of the Month award for his superb strike against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The Scorpion winger’s fiercely-hit strike caught out goalkeeper John Ruddy from distance and drew Forest level in the game at The City Ground on September 16.

Real de Banjul appoint new gaffer

Gambia First Division club Real de Banjul have announced the appointment of assistant coach Majorr Saine as its new gaffer ahead of the 2017/18 league season.

Saine, who is in his fourth season with the club, signs on a one-season contract with an option for an extension.

Gambia to face Equatorial Guinea in friendly

The Gambia will be facing off with Equatorial Guinea in an international friendly match in Spain on November 14.

A media release from the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) says “the match will be played on Tuesday, 14th November, 2017 at the Marbella Football Centre Stadium, a southern resort city in Spain’s Costa del Sol, part of the Andalusia region,” with kickoff billed at 17:00GMT.