Fortune FC made marquee signings in pursue of title 

May 4, 2021, 12:37 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Current Gambia Football Federation (GFF) 1st Division League leaders, Fortune FC announced the signings of five major players in pursuit of their first GFF 1st Division League title this season.

The Petroleum Boys signed former Real de Banjul players Ebou Sanyang, Mucktarr Jallow, former striker Patrick Sylva, Modou Lamin Jammeh and Sulayman Badjie respectively. Former Gambian international striker, Momodou Ceesay alias Zico is also expected to join the team before the end of this week.

Meanwhile, two of their new signings Mucktarr Jallow alias Okocha and former striker Patriick Sylva have both featured in their last game against Marimoo, as they secured a 1-0 win over the Manjai-based team in their week-14 fixtures of the league.

Ebou Sanyang, alias Torres, Modou Lamin Jammeh, alias N’golo and Sulayman Badjie alias Ayala, were all unveiled over the weekend and might all feature in their next league encounter.

The president of the club said they want to continue building the team to be better than before, noting that their new signings aims to bring more quality, strength and experience into the team.

"We want to continue building this team to be better than before. Ebou is an experienced player who will add value to the team,” said  Assan S. Ndure, president of Fortune FC.

Fortune FC under the guidance of Coach Jane Joof currently top the 1st Division League with nine points clear on 32 points after 14 games.

They won nine of their matches, drawing five and are yet to lose a game.

Speaking in a recent interview with reporters, Jane Joof said they had some new inclusion that have not played yet, citing Momodou Ceesay (Zico) and Ebrima Sohna both currently training with them.

"We have some new inclusions that have not played yet. Right now, Momodou Ceesay (Zico) and Ebrima Sohna are both training with us but have not given their word that they will play for us in the second round," said Coach Jane Joof after their game against Marimoo FC on Thursday.

Read Other Articles In Sports
Falcons v2
Falcons, Jam City eye 1st Division League promotion 
Feb 24, 2021, 2:12 PM

Falcons Football Club and Jam City Football Club are both eyeing promotion to The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division One League next season following their astonishing start to the 2020-2021 second division league season.

Tallinding Utd
Tallinding Utd slips to Real De Banjul in 1st Division League icebreaker
Jan 18, 2021, 11:58 AM

Tallinding United on Friday slipped to Real De Banjul 2-1 in the opening match of the 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division One League played at the Real De Banjul Football Academy Field in Basori.

BK Milan
BK Milan FC branded for producing intelligent players
Sep 9, 2020, 1:12 PM

BK Milan Football Club is known for producing intelligent players in Bakau.

Modou Barrow v7
Modou Barrow wins back-to-back South Kerean League titles
Dec 8, 2021, 1:13 PM

Scorpion’s winger, Modou Barrow has won back-to-back South Korean K-League titles following Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2-nil win over Jeju United during their last league encounter played at the Jeonju World Cup Stadium on Sunday.