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A2J Noran Football Competition Kicks Off in Brikama

by Saffiatou Colley       The Access to Justice (A2J) Noran football cup, organised by the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCCE) through funding from the European Union, got underway at the Box...

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Gamtel Battered in Champions League

by Baboucarr Camara Gamtel’s chances of prolonging their stay in the CAF Champions League were dashed on Saturday when they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Olympique Club de Khouribga, going down to a...

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Fresh Start for Joe Sise

by Baboucarr Camara     A 19-year-old Joe Sise made his debut for Halmstad BK in October 2008 against GIF Sundsvall in the Swedish Allsvenskan. He was expected to be the next big star in Swedish...

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T&D Wins NAWEC MD Trophy

by Samba Jawo       Technical and Distribution Department of NAWEC were Friday crowned champions of the annual inter-department football tournament organised by the Company. The trophy, which is played...

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GFF Certifies Gambian Coaches

by Samba Jawo       The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) in collaboration with The Gambia Football Coaches Association (GFCA) on Saturday hosted an award night for local coaches that have successfully...

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Joe Sise Shuns Top Clubs to Join Halmia

by Baboucarr Camara   Gambian hopeful Joe Sise said he had shunned offers from top clubs within and outside of Sweden to join IS Halmia in the fourth year of Swedish football. Sise, 26, a prolific...

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Norga Presents Football Materials to CRR-FA

 The President of the Central River Regional Football Association, Numukunda Kanyi, has expressed gratitude to the Norway-Gambia International Holding Company Norga for donating six complete sets of...

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Omar Jawo Signs for Brommapojkarn

By Baboucarr Camara     Ex-Gambian international defender Omar Jawo has joined Swedish third division side Brommapojkarna for the whole of the 2016 season. Omar is an experienced central defender who...

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Amadou to Join Compatriot Jack Jagne at Dalkurd

  Gambia born striker Amadou Jawo could drop a division below in search of more playing time after finding it hard to break into Djurgarden’s starting eleven since joining from Allsvenskan rivals...

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Rio Olympic Games to Include ‘Refugee Team’ in Reaction to Migration Crisis

A team of refugees will compete at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach. The BBC reports that a total of 43 athletes...

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GFF to Build Capacity for Sustainable Football Development

By Baboucarr Camara     The President of The Gambia Football Federation, Lamin Kaba Bajo, said the Federation remains committed to the development of a competent human resource base for the sustainable...

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Handball Goes to URR

In their quest to further promote and decentralise the game of handball across the length and breadth of the country, The Gambia Handball Association, through the Upper River Region Sports Committee,...

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GSSS Wins Reg. 1 Athletics Heats in Grand Style

Ahead of next weekend’s national inter-schools athletics championship, defending champions Gambia Senior Secondary School (GSSS) was crowned champions of the Region 1 inter-school athletics heats after...

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GFF Domestic League Resumes Saturday

The second round of the GFF 1st Division domestic football league will resume from the break next Saturday when league leaders Gambia Ports Authority take on struggling Banjul United in an all-Banjul...

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Domestic Basektball League in Full Swing

The 2015 domestic National Male and Female Basketball Leagues, organised by The Gambia Basketball Association (GBA) are in full swing at the Indepdence Stadium in Bakau. Eleven male teams and five...

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Burr Promotion Stages Grand Wrestling Contest

After successfully staging what is so far the biggest wrestling contest by any local promoter in the country, Burr Wresting Promotion over the weekend staged its second mega wrestling contest at the...

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Scorpions’ Coach on Mauritania Game

Barely less than three weeks to the double-legged Gabon 2017 AFCON qualifier tie between the Scorpions of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia and Mourabitones of Islamic Republic of Mauritania, head...

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Mbollet Ba Crowned Nuimi Champions

The village of Mbollet Ba in Niumi were recently crowned champions of the 2015 Ndofan Sports Committee-organised Nawettan, following a narrow 1-0 defeat of Medina Serign Mass in a final played at the...

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EBRIMA SOHNA TO MISS OUT Against MAURITANIA

Highly-rated midfielder Ebrima Sohna is being                                                                           tipped to miss out in the squad for this month’s Afcon qualifiers between the...

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Athletes Ready to Impress At Today’s Inter-schools Finals

Observer Sports has been sounding the opinion of athletes and coaches on their level of preparations regarding this year’s Gambia Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) national inter-schools...

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