Jul 22, 2020, 11:25 AM
Messages of condolence continue to be received at Football House on the passing of Gambia’s “All Time Best Footballer”, late Alh Momodou Njie (Biri) who passed on Sunday 19th July 2020 in Dakar.
However, reports have that he could leave regardless after coming close to a Premier League switch last summer.
Leeds made a concrete approach in the last few days to find out more about the Gambian’s situation.
Newcastle United are also eyeing a move the former Wallidan and Real de Banjul player as a replacement for Federico Fernandez, who is yet to extend his contract.
Their hopes of landing his signature have been boosted by Omar Colley obtaining a work permit in February, according to reports.
The Gambian international joined Sampdoria from Belgians Genk in July 2018 for €8 million, which is about D488, 930,440, and has featured regularly for Claudio Ranieri’s side this season.
Omar Colley, who became professional player in 2013 after signing for Finnish side KuPS from Real de Banjul, has started all but two games for Sampdoria since December, making a total of 22 league appearances and scoring one goal.
Week eight fixture of The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) First Division League has seen Fortune FC continue their fine form as they maintained their position at the top of the table following their 1-0 win over Banjul United at Basori on Friday.
Gambian midfielder, Dembo Darboe scored his eighth goal of the season for his North Macedonian club, FK Shkupi during their 3-0 home win over Borec in their week eight fixtures of the North Macedonain First Division League played at the Stadio Cair on Saturday.