Gamtel Football Club:Gambia’s most influential club

Jun 2, 2020, 12:50 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Gamtel Football Club is Gambia’s  most influential football clubs after reaching the 2010 West African Football Union (WAFU) football club competition final, played in Togo.

The telecommunication giants under the guidance of former coach Tapha Manneh defeated Horoya FC of Guinea Conakry 3-2 on penalties in the semifinal before losing to the Togolese side Dyato 2-1 in the Sub-regional football tournament final to finish runners-up.

They won two league titles, several FF cup and super crowns since gaining promotion to the country’s divisional league decades ago. They have also represented The Gambia in the CAF champions’ league and confederations cup several times but were eliminated in the preliminaries.

Gamtel has produced one of the best players for the country’s national teams such as Assan Ceesay alias Torres, Musa Camara, Alfusainey Jarju alias Pogba and Alagie Amadou Ngoum.