Hawks, GAF unveils CAF Competitions squad

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The 2016-17 Gambia Football Federation cup champions Hawks and the 2016-17 league champions Gambia Armed Forces have unveiled their squads for their respective CAF football club competitions.

Coach Ansumana Fatty has assembled a formidable squad for Hawks first leg encounter away to the Nigerian side in the continent’s second tier football club competition. The FF cup champions will rub shoulders with Nigerian side Akwa United in the first leg of the 2018 CAF Confederations Cup preliminaries on Sunday 11 February in Lagos.

The Red Devils will be ambitious for a positive result against the Nigerian club in the first leg to increase their chances of reaching the second round prior to the second leg in Banjul in a forth night’s time.

Below is the list of the Hawks players and official for the CAF Confederations cup clash with Akwa United.


1.         Yankuba  Colley

2.         Adama Gassama

3.         Mass Manga

4.         Pa Antou Badjan

5.         Balla Musa Danso

6.         Lamin Fatajo

7.         Madi Jarju

8.         Muhammed Jallow

9.         Lamin Chatty

10.        Solomon Jarju

11.        Bakary Jarju

12.        Muhammed L .J Kujabi

13.        Eliyasa Sanyang

14.        Matarr Badjie

15.        Omar  Sarr

16.        Alfusainey Gassama

17.        Abdoulie  Jallow

18.        Modou  Sarr

19.        Samir   Abourizk



1.         Ansumana Fatty- head Coach

2.         Alieu Jagne- Assistant Coach

3.         Malick Gassama Assistant coach

4.         Dawda Jammeh- Trainer

5.         Sulayman  Tambedou- Physio

6.         Mbaye Camara -media personnel

7.         Kebba Njie -Team Manager

8.         Sadibou Kamaso- head of delegation

9.         Ndongo Camara- GFF representative

Meanwhile, the league champions Gambia Armed Forces will play against Zanaco FC in the first leg of the 2018 CAF Champions league on Saturday 10 February 2018 in Lusaka.

Coach Ebrima Jarra has scouted a brilliant squad for his side for the continent’s top flight football club competition first leg clash away to the Zambian side.

The Soldiers will brawl for a good result against the Zambian side in the first leg of the continent’s top flight football club competition to improve their hopes of reaching the next round before the second leg in Banjul in a forth night.

Below is the list of players and officials of The Gambia Armed Forces for their Champions league first leg tie away to Zanaco FC.


1.         Baka Ceesay

2.         Bubacarr  Ceesay

3.         Saikou  Omar Saho

4.         Saikou Jatta

5.         Julaba Sawaneh

6.         Alieu  Dumbuya

7.         Bakary Gibba

8.         Lamin M. Sanneh

9.         Lasana  Jarju

10.        Edrissa  Sonko

11.        Baye Sonko

12.        Matarr  Ceesay

13.        Samsideen Badjie

14.        Rasidou  Bah

15.        Kebba Sambou

16.        Emil Sambou

17.        Adama Jammeh

18.        Salifu Ceessay

19.        Lamin Manneh

20.        Saikouba Ceesay



1.         Ebrima Jarra- head coach

2.         Ebrima  Jatta assistant coach

3.         Adama Jatta G/K Coach

4.         Sheriff  Modou Samba-Trainer

5.         Abdoulie  Mbaye –Trainer

6.         Patrick  Mendy- Medical Officer

7.         Mass Lowe- Kits Manager

8.         General  Alagie Martin head of delegation

9.         Ebrima Cham Gibba- team Manager

10.        Alagie Faye- GFF Representative

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: FF Cup champions Hawks