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Didier Drogba off Ivory Coast squad against Gambia
Didier Drogba has not been included in the the Ivory Coast squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Gambia and Tanzania.
It is the second time in succession that coach Sabri Lamouchi has overlooked the 35-year-old striker.
The ex-Chelsea star struggled during this year’s Africa Cup of Nations and was then dropped for March’s World Cup qualifier against Gambia. Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has also been left out of the 26-man group.
Last Updated (Friday, 17 May 2013 19:29)
Sainey Nyassi part ways with New England Revolution
Gambia international midfielder Sainey Nyassi has been released by Major League Soccer club New England Revolution, West Coast Radio Sports can reveal.
Sainey, who joined the Foxborough-based side in 2007, has not seen action in any of the Revolution’s games this season.
“We want to wish Sainey all the best as he moves into the next stage of his career,” the club’s General Manager Michael Burns said. “Sainey was always a professional in his time with us and we wish him well.”
Last Updated (Friday, 17 May 2013 19:25)
Pa Dembo’s Santos plot return to ABSA Premiership
There is a big week ahead for Gambia international goalkeeper Pa Dembo Touray and his Engen Santos team as they try to plot the Cape club’s return to the South Africa ABSA Premiership.
Pa Dembo’s Santos drew 1-1 with Milano United in a fiercely contested National First Division derby at Grassy Park on Sunday.
Last Updated (Thursday, 16 May 2013 14:03)
Gam-MLS wrap: Sanna edge Mansally, Futty’s Timbers up for the battle
A goal from Matteo Ferrari in stoppage time of the second half led Sanna Nyassi’s Montreal Impact to a 3-2 win over Abdoulie ‘Kenny’ Mansally’s Real Salt Lake at Stade Saputo in Major League Soccer action.
Felipe and Marco Di Vaio scored the others. With the win, Sanna’s Impact remains undefeated at home this season and is back in first place in the Eastern Conference standings with 20 points.
Last Updated (Thursday, 16 May 2013 13:47)