GAF Goes Top In League One, With A Game In Hand
April 19, 2017April 19, 2017
Gambia Armed Forces are the new leaders in the GFF Domestic League One football competition. They recently beat Samger 2-0 in Match Day 17 to seal a comfortable victory earning them top spot. This was preceded by a top of the table clash at mid week when former leaders Real De Banjul lost to them 2-1 ending the capital based club's dominance on top. (more…)
RDB and Fortune Maintain Pole Positions In League
March 21, 2017March 21, 2017
The match draw for Real De Banjul in League One on Match Day 14 and a lost for Fortune FC in the second tear have both not made any amends in their league positions. (more…)
Interior and Kexx United Goes Up In League Two
January 31, 2017January 31, 2017
Interior FC have moved from Div Two mid table chasing the line up of capital based clubs that have occupied the top spots in the GFF second tier. The security outfit beat Bakau United one nil over the weekend and earned them 13 points just separating them with a point from Red Hawks FC. (more…)
GFF League Matches Temporarily Suspended
January 16, 2017January 16, 2017
The Gambia Football Federation domestic League Matches are been temporarily suspended beginning Thursday 19th January for the mid week matches in League Two and weekend matches for League One. (more…)
Bombada FC At Rock Bottom In League One
January 10, 2017January 10, 2017
Brikama outfit Bombada FC have still not moved from their bottom position in League One. Bombada football club at the end of match day six recorded zero point after their latest defeat to Tallinding United 1 nil at the Box Bar mini stadium in Brikama over the weekend. (more…)
Red Hawks On Bright Start In League Div TWO Kick Off
November 15, 2016November 15, 2016
GFF League Division Two has begun with bright beginning for the Banjul based Second division outfit Red Hawks FC with a towering 3 nil thumping over BK Milan at mid week. (more…)
GFF Sets Up National Women Team Ahead of LYG
October 10, 2016October 10, 2016
Ahead of the forth coming FIFA Live Your Goals Girls festival slated for the 21st to 23rd October, the Gambia Football Federation as part of the program of activities, has set up a selection of players for the National Women team. The squad is expected to face off Cassa Sport in an international football friendly during the program at the GFF Artificial turf in Jarra Soma. (more…)
Super Nawettan Committee Presents Report To GFF
July 28, 2016July 28, 2016
The Super Nawettan Committee under the auspices of the Gambia Football Federation has finally presented its report to the Executive of the Gambia Football Federation. (more…)
LKBajo Hailed Young Scorpions Performance
July 10, 2016July 10, 2016
The President of the Gambia Football Federation Lamin Kabba Bajo has quickly congratulated and hailed the performance of the Young Scorpions after their goal less result with Guinea played on Saturday July 9th. (more…)
YOUNG SCORPIONS HONE UP SKILLS IN SENEGAL
June 22, 2016June 22, 2016
The National U-20 Team (Young Scorpions) will travel to Dakar, Senegal for an international football friendly with their Senegalese counterparts ahead of the two countries CAF U-20 Qualifiers. (more…)
Young Scorpions Wind Up Training Ahead Of Return Leg
June 9, 2016June 9, 2016
The Gambia National U-20 Team is winding up their preparations in Rabat ahead of their return leg qualifier to the Lions of Morocco in the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, 2017. (more…)
Kabba Congratulates New FIFA Secretary General on Appointment
June 9, 2016
GFF President Lamin Kabba Bajo has sent a congratulatory message to Mrs. Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura on her recent appointment as Secretary General of world football governing body, FIFA. (more…)
Brikama United Clinch FF Cup Final
June 7, 2016June 7, 2016
Brikama United on Sunday defeated Bombada 1-0 in the FF Cup Competition Final played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau to claim the 2015/2016. (more…)
Bafana Bafana To Arrive Wednesday Night Ahead of Qualifier
June 1, 2016June 1, 2016
The Gambia will receive the Bafana Bafana on Wednesday night ahead of the Scorpions return leg AFCON Qualifier match in Group M on Saturday June 4th at the Independence Stadium. (more…)
GFF To Stage FIFA Live Your Goals Festival In NBR
May 31, 2016May 31, 2016
The Gambia Football Federation will stage the third edition of the FIFA Live Your Goals Festival in Farefenni on Sunday 5th June. (more…)
Scorpions Coach To Unveil Preps Ahead Of Friendly, AFCON Qualifier
May 26, 2016May 26, 2016
Sang Ndong has announced that he will finally unveil the Scorpions technical plans that also include team list on Friday May 27th at the GFF Secretariat in Kanifing when he faces the press at 11:00am. (more…)
New Kick Off Time, Gambia VS Zambia Friendly
May 26, 2016
The Gambia Football Federation has recently announced that the proposed friendly international between the Scorpions and Chipolopolo of Zambia will now kick off at 7pm instead of 5pm as previously announced. (more…)
Young Scorpions Return to Banjul Mid Week
April 5, 2016April 5, 2016
The Gambia National U-20 Team is expected in Banjul on Wednesday 6th April, 2016 after their first leg over counterparts in Sierra Leone played over the weekend at the Wussum stadium in Makeni.
GAMBIA MOVES ONE PLACE IN FIFA RANKING
August 6, 2015August 6, 2015
The Gambia has moved at one place in the latest monthly FIFA Coca Cola ranking. Gambia ranked 142 in the global standing is also at number 42 in Africa after scoring191.44 in the accumulative points...
GFF ENDS PROBABTION WITH COACH PETER BONU JOHNSON
July 16, 2015July 16, 2015
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) wishes to inform the general public and all stakeholders that the probation period of Mr. Peter Bonu Johnson which lasts for three months and its extension of one month will be ending on the 31st of July, 2015. Consequently, Mr. Johnsonâ€™s services would not be renewed any longer as Head Coach of the CHAN/U-23 Team.
The GFF takes this opportunity to thank Mr. Johnson for his tireless services rendered to Gambian Football.
The GFF wishes to thank the general public for their support in Gambian Football development.
GFF PRESENTS PRIZE MONIES TO WINNERS AS GAMTEL SCOOP THE HIGHEST
July 14, 2015July 14, 2015
The Gambia Football Federation has finally handed over prize monies to Champions and Winners of its domestic League and FA Cup Competition respectively. The brief ceremony took place on Monday 13th July 2015 at the Football House in Kanifing with Gamtel, Wallidan, Real De Banjul and GPA been represented by their club managers.
The 1st Vice President of the GFF Abdoulie Star Jallow congratulated the clubs for been deserved recipients and further thanked them for their performances and well spirited fight during the past Football season which according to him earned them the following accolades. He also thanked the League sponsors First Eco Partners for the trust and confidence reposed on the GFF
League Champions Gamtel received D300, 000:00 (Three Hundred Thousand Dalasi) while 1st Runners up Real De Banjul pocketed D150, 000:00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dalasi) and 2nd Runners up GPA FC were also consoled D100, 000:00 (One Hundred Thousand Dalasi). Wallidan as Winners of the Football Federation Cup (FFCup ) formerly nicknamed FA Cup captured D150,000:00 ( One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dalasi) and Gamtel again as Runners up in the FF Cup pocketed D100, 000:00 (One Hundred Thousand Dalasi). The amount totals toÂ D800,000:00(Eight Hundred thousand Dalasi) been part of the sponsorship package from First Eco Partners that have signed a contract with the GFF for the sponsoring of the domestic league for a three year period.
The ceremony was attended by Executive Members of the GFF, Senior Management team and staff of the Secretariat.
GAMBIA RISES POSITION IN FIFA COCA COLA RANKING
July 14, 2015
The Gambia has climbed up to 43rd position on the FIFA Coca Cola ranking on the continent but still wayward on 143rd
on the global ranking. The latest figures ranked Algeria at the apex on the continent closely followed by Cote Dâ€™Ivoire while neighbors Senegal captures fifth place leaving Cameroon at 6th
The Gambia has made a significant moved after scoring 188.44 points compared to last monthâ€™s 124 when the Scorpions played the BafanaBafana away to South Africa in the opening AFCON 2017 Qualifiers with a goal less draw in Durban and a one all stalemate to the Cranes of Uganda in an international friendly in Kampla. The current statistics shows that the Gambia has moved up to 17 places after last monthâ€™s ranking when the Scorpions stood at 160.
The Gambia will resume its campaign in September when the Scorpions will play host to Cameroon. Meanwhile the GFF Organizing Committee has met on Tuesday to review the organization of the match between the Gambia and Senegal in the CHAN Qualifiers played over the weekend. The meeting commended all members for a well co-ordinated arrangement but challenged members to still double up for the next qualifying match with Cameroon later in September which according to the Vice Chairman Mr. Ebou Faye would attract more interest and attention than the rest.
GAMBIA CRASHED OUT OF CHAN QUALIFIERS
July 14, 2015
The Gambia has finally surrendered their CHAN preliminary tie at home going down 4-1 on aggregate to closest neighbors Senegal. The return leg which was anticipated to witness a prospective magical comeback story for the Young Scorpions later turned out to be another journey of sadness, disappointment and an evening of immense despair in Gambian football.
Coach Peter Bonu Johnson made a few changes to the lineup that conceded three goals in Dakar, but the Scorpions started business with no hunger to shake Senegal, who scored through Muhammed Wally Ndoye 7th
Minutes into the start. Te Young Scorpions could not create chances and hence left the visitors defended the tie that was effectively sealed as time clocked d down before the Tunisian referee whistled the end of first half.
Upon resumption in the second period, Peter Bonu Johnson, effected some substitutions to amend for good but was effortless as Gambian fans rowed for goal even with an equalizer especially against nemeses like Senegal. Many chances were created at the Senegalese goal mouth but all went vain.
This was a team that received one of the best preparations for any Gambia national team in recent years. They trained for a couple of months in Banjul and were sent on a week training camp, preparing at one of the best sports facilities in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, but Bonu was adamant that inadequate preparations cost them a place in the next round.
â€œLooking at our previous team that made history, we were preparing for so long with the team, starting from when I was managing the U-17 where we started with a peace tournament,â€ he said at a post-match press conference.
â€œIf we want the team to do well we should have a long-term planning and good preparation. A team should not be planning for one or two months before a tournament.â€
He said his team created several opportunities to score a goal but added they were not relaxed in front of goal. He did commend them for what he described as a wonderful performance. He also blamed bad luck for the loss.
Christopher Allen, the Gambian captain and the goalkeeper on the night expressed sadness for conceding four goals against Senegal over two legs. He said they played very well during the return leg, claiming that their opponents only capitalized on the â€œonly chance they gotâ€ during the game.
Moustapha Secka, the Senegalese coach said they only came to Gambia to secure qualification. â€œWe have each game with its plan because we know that for Gambia to score they need to attack and with that attacking we will also capitalize on our chances which will make it very difficult for The Gambia,â€ he said.
Secka said his team concentrated more on their defensive game than attacking in preparation for this game. He also commended the Gambian side for pushing them hard, opining that the team was a good side but still needs some adjustments.
He told journalists that he was always prepared to qualify his team coming to Banjul and the -1-0 victory was part of that plan. He agreed before flying out that same evening that the return leg proved much easy for Senegal than their home leg.
The Gambia Braces up for the return leg of the CHAN Qualifiers
July 14, 2015
The Gambia Football Federation is gearing up for the Return leg of the Qualifiers involving the CHAN National Teams of Senegal and The Gambia. The second and final leg of the first qualifying stage is for the Gambia to amend all the odds that the Young Scorpions endured at the DembaDiop stadium in Dakar over the weekend.
The Gambia suffered a dent 3-1 to the Young Teranga Lions and are assured of a place at the second and decisive leg of their next meeting in Banjul. The match will be played on Saturday 4thÂ July, 2015 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 4pm.