EX-GAMBIA COACH PROVES HIS WORTH     Burkina Faso beat Ghana on penalties to reach its first African Cup final in a stunning upset on Wednesday, coming from behind to draw 1-1 after 120 minutes and then eliminating the four-time champion 3-2 in the shootout in Nelspruit, South Africa. ThreeContinue Reading

“I HAVE BEEN VINDICATED”   By Nanama Keita In early 2008, I fractured a relationship with a sports minister to help secure the service of a coach that would today guide Burkina Faso to the African Nations Cup semi-finals. Paul Put had arrived in Gambia sometime in April 2008 withContinue Reading

HALA SAMBA AND MOMODOU MUSA  ENTER BATTLE FOR PRESIDENCY   The coffers of the Gambia Football Association (GFA) may be running dry but that does not mean the fight to control the body will be easy. Two aspiring contenders of the GFA presidency – Adama Hala Samba, the President ofContinue Reading

FOR FAILING TO TOIL IN HIS KANILAI FARM National Scorpion’s Fans Club has dearly paid the price of failing to toil in President Yahya Jammeh’s Kanilai farm. Consequently, Mr. Jammeh allocated only two air tickets to the fans club to cheer the Gambia’s women’s team at the Fifa U-17 WorldContinue Reading

Three officials led by Momodou Demba, the development officer of the Gambian National Olympic Committee (GNOC) and Gambia Chef De Mission, joined only three participants at the London Olympics opening ceremony to represent the Country. Old and frail looking men with one female were seen representing the Gambia, when theContinue Reading

The Scorpions were left battered to tatters on 16 June 2012 at Blida, Algeria; as the Desert Foxes completed a double leg win over Gambia. With a number of the squad’s key players missing and controversy hitting the Gambian camp, coach Mancini, who barely understand a word of English, helplesslyContinue Reading