#Sports

Gamtel beaten by TAS de Casablanca in CAF Confederation preliminary

Dec 1, 2020, 12:25 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

The Telecommunication boys, Gamtel FC were on Saturday beaten 1-0 by the Moroccan side TAS de Casablanca in their first leg of the CAF Confederation preliminary round played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini-stadium.

Gamtel FC who are representing The Gambia in the CAF Confederation Cup tournament after finishing Third in the GFF annulled league were out-smart by their North African counterparts at home.

Tas de Casablanca, led by French coach Nicolas Felbert, won the game thanks to a game-winning goal that came in the 84th minute of the game.

The goal was scored from outside the penalty area with a powerful shot by substitute Yousef Al-Riani, who fired the ball into the top corner of the Gamtel FC goalkeeper’s net.

The Gambian side has never made it through to the CAF Champions League or Confederation Cup tournament proper.

Gambian clubs were mostly beaten by North African teams in the preliminaries. 

At the time of going to press, The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) was playing against Senegalese side Teungueth FC at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

Read Other Articles In Sports
Penda Bah
History making- Gambia’s Skipper catches World Attention
Apr 24, 2020, 1:28 PM

The Gambia’s strong impression at the recent FIFA/Coca Cola Women’s ranking has caught the world’s attention as Women Scorpions skipper Penda Bah enticed FIFA with her eye catching dreams for the West African nation moving to higher heights for the good reasons.

Sainey Bojang
Sainey Bojang: A budding striker
Jun 11, 2020, 1:33 PM

Sainey Bojang alias powerful is a promising striker for Brikama United Football Club after netting significant goals for the Sateyba boys in the country’s top flight league.

GNPC donates
GNPC present wheelchairs to members
Nov 9, 2020, 1:08 PM

The Gambia National Para Olympic Committee (GNPC) last Thursday presented 2 propelling wheelchairs and 2 tennis wheelchairs to its athletes.