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Ex-Swede girl player gives kits to Brikama girls

By A former Swedish female footballer Ms Vilma Larsson Boman, yesterday presented a large assortment of football kits ranging from jerseys, warmers, boots, balls, shin guards, to other materials to the Brikama United female football team

Gambian appointed into Islamic Games Coordinating Commitee

Ousman B. Wadda, treasurer of The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC), has been appointed by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) as member of the Supervision and Coordination committee of the 4th Islamic Games to be held in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan.

Gambia to attend Fifa-Interpol anti-football corruption confab

The Gambia is among eight other nations from the Zone A of the West African Football Union Wafu, invited to participate in a Fifa-Interpol funded meeting on football corruption, security and other topics, sources close to the Banjul Wafu secretariat told The Standard....

Better than Maradona? The greatest African to play in La Liga

One of the most vocal and best organised supporters groups in Spain is named after an African player that I would care to guess most people outside of the Gambia and Seville have very little knowledge of....

Gambia among AIPS Africa delegates in Dakar confab

The Gambia is among delegates from 22 countries currently in the Senegalese capital Dakar attending the annual Association of International Sports Press, AIPS Africa Congress which opened there Wednesday....

Injury blow for Carayol

Gambian Mustapha Carayol faces several weeks layoff after Middlesborough announced on Tuesday afternoon that early diagnosis of the injury he suffered appeared to need surgery....

Tapha Manneh is new U-20 coach

Gamtel FC coach, Tapha Manneh, has been appointed head coach of the Under-20 team, officials of the Gambia Football Federation, GFF, announced at a news briefing yesterday. He would be assisted as deputy by Abdoulie Bojang of Steve Biko who has also been appointed as head coach of the Under-17....

Bonu Johnson back as Scorpions coach

With less than two months to go before The Gambia starts her campaign for qualification for the 2015 Africa Nations Cup, The Standard has reliably learnt that Peter Bonu Johnson has again been appointed coach of the national team.....

Japan injects over D4.8m into Gambian sports

The government of Japan yesterday formally signed a grant worth D4,800,000 with the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) for Gambian sports....

Saints surrender crown, Bottrop joins fray In ever groovy schools sports

Saint Augustine's lost their magic baton that made them the home of The Gambia's track kings and queens in the schools championship at the recent edition in NBR, passing it to Gambia Senior Secondary who now hold the unique record of being the champions of the first-ever regionally staged competition....

D50,000 for WRFA league champion As Jambangjelly leads after Week 2

The winner of the just started Western Regional Football League, will cash D50,000, officials from the organising body, the WRFA said yesterday. Bakary Bojang, an official of the association said apart from the cash prize the champions of the Western Region automatically qualifies for the second division play off against champions of the other regions....

Gambia Sen Sec Sch are schools champs

The Gambia Senior Secondary School are the new champions of the national schools athletics championship, preliminary results from Farafenni confirmed....

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