Gambia draws Ghana in WAFU Cup of Nations

BY: Vincent Ashitey, Prime News Ghana

The Gambia have been drawn with defending champions Ghana in the opening match at the 2019 edition of the WAFU Cup of Nations in neighbouring Senegal this September.

The tournament will run from September 28 to October 13 with all matches taking place at the Stade Lat Dior in the beautiful city of Thies.

Barrow’s Atalanta seals Champions League qualification

Gambia striker Musa Barrow’s Atalanta have qualified for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history after a 3-1 win over Sassuolo on the final Italian Serie A match-day.

The Scorpions international watched from the sidelines as Atalanta came from a goal down to win 3-1 at home and finish the season with 69 points, ahead of Inter Milan on their head-to-head record.

Hamza Barry racks up 100th club cap

Scorpions midfielder Hamza Barry officially racked up a century of appearances for Croatian side HNK Hajduk Split.

The Gambia international, who joined Hajduk in 2016 on an initial loan that turned permanent from Cypriot club Apollon Limassol, has become an integral part in Split’s midfield, putting up impressive performances every season.

Jatta marks injury return with goal

Gambian striker Alassana Jatta made an instant impact on his return from injury as he scored the winning goal in Paide Linnameeskond’s 2-1 victory over JK Tammeka Tartu in the Estonian top-flight at the weekend.

The 20-year-old, who missed Paide’s last six outings through injury, hopped off the bench in the 64th minute with the game levelled at 1-1.