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Madi Fatty in (Red) whiles Sulayman Sillah pose with Real de Banjul jerseyReal de Banjul Football Club is delighted to confirm the transfer of strike duo Madi Fatty and Sulayman Sillah to NGB Niarry Tally of Senegal on a permanent deal.

The duo signed respective three-year deals with the Dakar based Club before the closing of the transfer window in Senegal last week.

Madi Fatty impressed the officials of the 2016 Senegalese Cup winner during Real de Banjul’s participation at the Guediawaye invitational tournament in Dakar last month.

Fisher as he is referred to by his former teammates scored in Real’s 3-0 semi-final win over US Goree before claiming the trophy with another 3-0 success over Mauritanian side ASC Concorde.

Sulayman Sillah who joined Real de Banjul in August of 2015 from Lamin United as a teenager was sent out on loan to Tallinding United where he helped them gain promotion to the GFF Division One as last season’s Second Division Champions.

The tall lanky forward was sent to NGB for trials and he had an instant impact hitting a hat-trick in his first test match which landed him his dream move.

Speaking to realdebanjul.gm from his Dakar base Madi expressed delight after securing his move.

“I am very delighted to join Niarry Tally with my teammate Sulayman Sillah although it was little bit to adapt to living in a new environment”.

“We hope to make our new club happy by scoring goals in the league and in the CAF Confederations Cup next year”.

The duo celebrated their league debut with a goal each forming a new Gambian front partnership in Niarry Tally’s 4-0 thrashing of Casa Sport on Tuesday at the Stade Demba Diop.

Club president William Abraham said “I am wishing them well and hope that these players would further work hard and develop even better to move to a higher level”.

Everyone at Real de Banjul would like to thank Madi and Sulayman for their contributions to the Club and wish them the best of luck for the future and in their careers.

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Modou Lamin Sey appointed Real de Banjul Head Coach

Sey signing his contractReal de Banjul is pleased to confirm the appointment of Modou Lamin Sey as the club's new Head Coach on a one-year contract with an option to an extension.

Sey, who had four seasons with the 12-time Gambian champions as a player between 1990 to 1994 takes over from Franky van de Velde who left his position after the “Real at 50” tournament.

Alas as he is fondly referred to will take charge of all first team matters and will oversee the club's youth teams by providing technical advice to the youth team coaches. 

The gaffer returns for his second stint with the club after guiding the team through the 2005/06 season. He would go on to manage the Gambia Armed Forces from 2006 to 2013 winning the championship in the 2009/10 season.

Modou Lamin was in charge of the team during Sunday's league opener against Brikama United as Real de Banjul went down 2-1 despite taking the lead in the 10th minute through Salifu Krubally's header.

Alas told www.realdebanjul.gm "I am proud to return as Real de Banjul coach after playing and coaching the team in the past. The club is the most successful team in The Gambia and my objectives are to win with the team."

I would like to thank the trustees of the club for the confidence and trust they have shown in me by giving me the job for the second time."

Club president, William Abraham expressed delight on Sey's return to the club "I am happy to see him return as Head Coach of the team. He has played and coached the team so he brings a lot of experience to the team".

“Our objectives are to always be the best team in the country and we wish him all the best with the team".

A technical committee has been set up by the club board and headed by former Gambia U-17 coach Pa Suwareh Faye. Other members of the committee include former players Badou Samba, Ebrima Joof, Lamin Sillah, John Gomez and Kuch Balla.

Everyone at Real de Banjul welcomes back Modou Lamin Sey to the club and wish him well during his stay with us. 

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FC Nouadhibou presents gifts to Real

                                                                                                                                                            4th November 2016     

FC Nouadhibou presents to Real de BanjulMauritanian side FC Nouadhibou presented gifts from their club to Real de Banjul on Tuesday at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.


The gifts, which comprised of Nouadhibou club emblem, pennant, scarf and a cap, was presented to President William Abraham by the Mauritanian club’s Technical Director Samba Gaye.

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Niarry Tally crowned champions of Real @ 50

                                                                                                                                                       8th November 2016

Niarry Tally win RDB CupSenegalese Premier League club ASC Niarry Tally are the winners of the Real @ 50 international football tournament after their 1-0 win over the zonal team of Sukuta on Sunday.

The brilliant header from Abdoulaye Sano in the first half made the difference in a very highly contested final with both teams playing some good football. But Niarry Tally, who had the presence of Gambian trio Gibril Sillah, Dawda Sambou and Ismaila Colley, dominated possession and almost doubled their lead in the second half but only for the fantastic double saves from the Sukuta goalkeeper Ebrima Cham denied El Hadj Ndiaye.

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Real knocked out of Real @ 50

                                                                                                                                                             4th November 2016

Real knocked outReal de Banjul will not enjoy any final glory at the Real @ 50 international tournament after losing 4-3 to Serekunda East on penalty shootouts in the quarter-final on Wednesday evening.


The tame encounter between the two sides ended in a goalless draw in the normal time of play, giving way for the game to be decided from the penalty spot. Real started off well in the spot kicks, with defender Arona Jabang scoring their first kick.

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