Savage’s Erzurumspor gain Süper Lig promotion

Demba Savage and Büyükşehir Belediye Erzurumspor have gained promotion to the 2018/19 Turkish Süper Lig after a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over Gazişehir Gaziantep at the Büyükşehir Belediye stadium in Bursa on Saturday.

The two sides played out a goalless draw at full time before penalties separated them. The Scorpions international scored the winning penalty for Erzurumspor who will now play in the top-tier of Turkish football for the first-time in the club’s history.

Scorpions plummet on FIFA rankings

The Gambia has dropped a massive eleven places in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings released on Thursday.

The Scorpions were ranked 164 in March but have now plummeted on the rankings to lie at 175 in the world.

Kenny Mansally crowned Finnish Cup champion

Gambia utility-player Abdoulie ‘Kenny’ Mansally has been crowned 2017/18 Finnish Cup champion after guiding FC Inter Turku to a 1-0 win over HJK Helsinki.

The 29-year-old winger-turned defender, who moved to Turku from Finnish rivals Palloseura Kemi Kings in February, starred the entire match at the Telia 5G –areena in Helsinki as the 13-time Cup champions fell to an 82nd minute goal.