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Analysis: In a country renowned for its impressive democratic credentials, the absence of a FIFA-approved stadium results in the loss of its enchanting football magic for hosting home matches

Fatoumatta: In a country renowned for its impressive democratic credentials, the absence of a FIFA-approved stadium results in the loss of its enchanting football magic for hosting home matches. It is disheartening that The Gambia, a nation passionate about football, lacks even one FIFA-approved stadium to host home matches and […]

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The football authorities in Gambia should consider appointing a Gambian-born coach, provided there is one with the necessary qualifications, rather than opting for a foreign coach.

Fatoumatta: The football authorities in Gambia should consider appointing a Gambian-born coach, provided there is one with the necessary qualifications, rather than opting for a foreign coach. Fatoumatta: The uncertainty of when we will stop enduring the hiring of trial and error coaches persists, as other nations advance in football […]

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It’s not the size that matters but the determination to win, Says President Barrow as Gambia U-20 reaches AFCON Final

The Gambian leader HE President Adama Barrow has congratulated the country’s U-20 Scorpions for their triumphant performance in Monday’s semi-final against Nigeria in the AFCON 2023 competition held in Egpyt. The Scorpions thrashed Nigeria by 1-0, thereby reaching the finals to be played against neighbouring Senegal. The country’s leader President […]

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Former Moroccan international Mustapha Hadji suspended for allegedly falsifying CAF A license

Article written by Jihane Rahhou. Rabat – The African Football Confederation (CAF) issued on Monday a five-year suspension to Morocco’s former football player Mustapha Hadji, over allegations that he had forged a coaching certificate. The African Ballon d’Or 1998 winner received his sentence from the disciplinary jury of the Confederation […]