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The task force set up by the National Sports Council, NSC, the technical arm of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, to look into the Under-20 expulsion from Caf, has started work in earnest, a reliable source told The Standard.

UK Embassy team in Bajana Marathon

A team from the UK Embassy last week competed in the 5km Bajana charity run to help raise funds for the refurbishment of Bajana nursery.

Gambia handed tough 2015 CAN draw

The Gambia national football team, the Scorpions will play Seychelles in the first round of the African Nations Cup qualifiers. The winner of this tie will take on either Sierra Leone or Swaziland. ..

$1.2 million for Gambian football

The Gambia Football Federation, GFF, is to get at least $1.2 million from the world football governing body Fifa to fund various projects ranging from grassroots football development, female and capacity-building among other areas.

GAMBIA GOES INTO CAN 2015 DRAW SUNDAY (As Coach Bonu Johnson gets new contract )

On Sunday in Cairo, Eqypt, The Gambia would be drawn alongside 29 other African countries for the preliminaries of the African Nations Cup finals to be held in Morocco in January 2015...

Darsilameh edges Garawol in SYAFT championship

Young footballers from some 23 villages from the Serahule communities in the URR are currently united in a junior football championship, dubbed 'Soninkara Youth Annual Football Tournament', SYAFT...


A ruling by the GFF organising committee on a disputed match between Gamtel FC and Steve Biko, has meted out punishment to the Bakau 'giantkillers' and their fans. Biko have had a player, Modou Lamin Jallow, banned for the rest of the league for allegedly hitting central referee Momodou Taal during a recent match between them and Gamtel.

Gambian athletes sweep gold at grandprix

One of The Gambia's best sprinters, Adama Jammeh, was the leading light for The Gambia, when he finished first in the 100m with a time of 10.91 at the recent IAAF Grandprix in Mali. He again doubled his gold medal winning feat in the 400m with a time of 46.64...

Modou Lo thrills Gambian fans at weekend combat

The Serekunda West Park was the scene of a thrilling spectacle as wrestling fans who turned up to watch a local combat, received a pleasant surprise. They came face-to-face with the iconic Modou Lo, one of the most loved wrestlers in Senegal and widely regarded to command the admiration of millions of fans in Senegambia.


Gambia Football Federation (GFF) president, Mustapha Kebbeh, yesterday announced that the football body will invite the Inspector General of Police to conduct a full-scale investigation into events leading to the disqualification of The Gambia from the Caf youth championship...


The Gambia Football Federation, GFF, is to send an appeal to the Confederation of African Football, Caf, on the recent decision to disqualify the country over Liberia's allegation that over-aged players featured for The Gambia in their match in Monrovia....

Crunch time in WCRFA league Jambangjelly, Brufut, Gunjur in tight race

West Coast Region Football Association, WCRFA, the first among the regions to start the newly-created regional league are into the crucial stages of their league with some of the big guns fighting for a footing in the race through the final strait....

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Barrow Open to Dialogue Over 3 Years

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Barrow Fan Club begins transformation into political party

By Amadou Jadama Lamin Jatta, chairman of the Barrow Fan Club, the group promoting the political agenda of President Barrow, has announced that it has...

Gambia, China sign grant to augment security at Airport

Press release On Monday September 16th, 2019 the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara and the Ambassador of...

CBG intervenes to stop explosive GTBank internal row

By Tabora Bojang The Central Bank of The Gambia has intervened to stop a potential crippling row between the managing director of the Guaranty Trust...

State House chief driver resigns

Mansa Sumareh, chief driver at State House who was once President Barrow's personal driver, has resigned. The driver tendered his resignation, saying he has decided...