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Armed Forces FC gets Zambian opponent

Gambian champions Armed Forces FC will begin their champions league campaign in faraway Zambia after yesterday’s draw pit them against Zanaco FC of Lusaka. Zanaco was formed in 1978 as a social team by management trainees of Zambia National Commercial Bank. The team was launched at LOTUS INN in Lusaka. Starting from the 1980s Zanaco started growing steadily from a …

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GFF APPOINTS NEW GENERAL SECRETARY

Press Release The Gambia Football Federation wishes to inform her stakeholders, football family and the general public that Mr. Lamin Jassey has been appointed as the new General Secretary of the Federation.Mr. Jassey, 41, was among the several candidates who applied and the six shortlisted for the GFF top job. Following a successful interview conducted last weekend at The Gambia …

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Kekuta completes trials at Union Berlin

German 2. Bundesliga club Union Berlin are mulling over whether to offer Gambia-born winger Kekuta Manneh a contract after a brief trial.The Bakau-born player spent the last few days on trial at the second-tier club with manager André Hofschneider keen to add a new face to his squad during the winter transfer window.But the 22-year-old, who joined the club on …

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GAMBIA TO MAKE GHANA TRIP ANYWAY

Despite suggestions that the Under-17 team gunning for a place in the female world cup next year should have been withdrawn from it the very day they lost 5-1 to Ghana in Banjul, the return leg will go ahead.The Gambia Football Federation GFF yesterday announced the team will travel to Ghana tomorrow to take on the Black Maidens on Saturday …

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15 years after HMM Njai

By Tijan Masanneh Ceesay Well before his name was synonymous with Gambian football, he was born into royalty; the first born of Gambia’s most popular family out of Denton Street in Half Die. Many of his friends say his affection for the game was further consolidated while in the United Kingdom where he trained as an economist. Having spent time …

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OVER 1000 YOUTHS HEAD TO NAYCONF

The National Organising Committee, NOC, of the national youth conference and festival Nayconf said yesterday that all is set for the grand opening of the 2007 edition in Basse on Friday.Over 1000 delegates, from all seven regions will be in attendance for a week of discussion and sporting activities. A source in Basse said advance parties from some regions are …

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