Saloum Faal registers vital goal for Gnistan IF

Sep 25, 2020, 1:39 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Gambian attacker, Saloum Faal scored a vital goal for his Finnish Second Division side IF Gnistan during their 3-1 home win over Musan Salama (MuSa) in the week-fifteen fixtures of the Finland Second Division League (Ykkonen) played at the Mustapekka Areena on Sunday.

The 24-year-old opened the scoring for his side in the 10th minute of the game with a nice finished to registered his first goal of the season.

Rony Huhtala and Claudio Lucas Maraise Ferreira dos Santos added their names in the score-sheet in the 72nd and 75th minutes respectively to makes it a comfortable win for Gnistan, while Verneri Salminen scored the only consolation goal for MuSa in the 41 minutes of the first half to makes it a 3-1 score-line.

The former Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) and Casa Sports player has now scored his first goal of the season for the Finnish Second Division side after 15 matches.

The Serekunda-born star started his professional career in 2017 with Etelä-Espoon Pallo before moving FC Kiffen 08 in 2018 from Senegalese side Casa Sports.

The Helsinki-based club IF Gnistan currently sits at 10th position in the league with 12 points, while Musan Salama occupies 6th position with 23 points after fifteen matches.

Read Other Articles In Sports
Jam city v4
Jam City 1st Division promotion aspirations suffer another upset
Jun 11, 2021, 5:52 PM

Jam City Football Club division one league promotion aspirations on Wednesday suffered another upset after losing to B4 Kiang West 4-3 in their week twenty-two fixture of the 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation GFF Division Two League played at the Real Football Academy Field at Basori.

Gambia in AFCON: A monumental achievement of epic proportions
Apr 22, 2021, 10:27 AM

It was four minutes into stoppage time.

scorpions v3
Gambia’s friendly match with Guinea cancelled
Oct 14, 2020, 11:49 AM

The Gambia National Team (Scorpions) second friendly international match earlier scheduled against the Guinea National team (Syli National) is been called off.

Gambia Scorpions
Press Release: CAF partially reduces Gambia’s sanction
Feb 19, 2021, 12:33 PM

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) wishes to inform its stakeholders and the general public that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has partially upheld our appeal against its decision to impose a USD100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Dollars) fine on us.