Steve on target as five Gambian internationals played their first pre-season friendly matches
Al Shabab FC emerged as winners over Al Mujazzal club in Saudi Arabia. Steve scored the opener after heading in a cross from the left wing. The capital club will travel to Germany over the weekend to continue their pre season.
Sampdoria played their first friendly as new coach Francesco De Eusebio tried a 4-3-3 formation. Omar Colley played in the first half as the Doria beat Sellero Novelle heavily.
The Verona derby produced a winner as Sheikh Sibi’s Virtus Verona triumph against Chievo Verona. The Tallinding born was between the sticks as they record a 2-1 victory.
“I am grateful. It’s an opportunity and right now I don’t want to lose concentration. I want to be mentality, physically ready for the season. This year I want it to be my year, play much games as possible. The opportunity is there , I want to fight for the spot. My eyes are set for that.” Sibi stated after the game.
Both Metz and Pau FC recorded 2-1 victories in their pre season games. Ablie Jallow came in for Metz upon the resumption of the second half as they went on to beat Charleroi.
Yankuba jarju on the other hand was in action for Pau who registered a 2-1 win over Bergerac Périgord.
In Beligium, visiting Greek outfit Ofi Crete beat Anderlecht 1-0 as Vincent Kompany continues to strengthen his squad ahead of the Jupiler League season. Bubacarr Sanneh played in the second half for Anderlect .
Alfusainey Jatta made it two out of two as he featured in Dallas FC 2-1 defeat to Sevilla. He lasted 70 minutes at the Toyota Stadium in front of 12,248 fans.
By Buba Jallow Fallaboweh
Eye Africa TV