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Famous Soccer Players from Gambia

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List of the best soccer players from Gambia. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Gambia, along with photos when available. This list of best Gambia soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Gambia soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

List is made up of players like Michael Mensah and Dawda Bah.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Gambia footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Gambia soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Gambia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Gambia soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Michael Mensah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Michael Mensah (born July 5, 1981) is a Ghanaian football striker.
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Abdoulie Mansally is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Defender, Forward, Midfielder
Abdoulie Kenny Mansally (born 27 January 1989) is a Gambian footballer who currently plays for Charlotte Independence in the USL Championship.
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Omar Jawo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Omar Jawo Defender
Omar Jawo (born November 8, 1981 in Banjul) is a Gambian-Swedish footballer who plays as a defender.
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Kebba Ceesay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Kebba Ceesay Defender
Kebba Ceesay (born 14 November 1987) is a Gambian footballer who plays for IK Sirius in the Swedish Allsvenskan as a defender. He also holds Swedish nationality.
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Pa Modou Kah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Defender, Midfielder
Pa Modou Kah (born 30 July 1980) is a Norwegian international football coach and former footballer. He is currently working at FC Cincinnati as an assistant coach.
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Abdou Jammeh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Defender
Abdou Jammeh (born 13 February 1986) is a Gambian professional footballer.
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Tijan Jaiteh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Tijan Jaiteh Midfielder
Tijan Jaiteh (born 31 December 1988) is a Gambian footballer for Al-Markhiya. He was captain of Gambia's international youth team for a number of years. And is currently the captain of the ...more
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Sanna Nyassi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Sanna Nyassi Midfielder
Sanna Nyassi (born 31 January 1989) is a Gambian footballer who plays for Penang, a professional association football club currently plays in the second division of Malaysian football, the ...more
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Abdou Rahman Dampha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Midfielder
Abdou Rahman Dampha (born 27 December 1991) is a Gambian footballer who plays as a midfielder for US Raon-l'Étape.
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Ousman Jallow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Ousman Jallow Forward
Ousman Jallow (born 21 October 1988 in Banjul) is a Gambian footballer who plays as a striker, most recently for Bangladeshi Club Bashundhara Kings.
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Yankuba Ceesay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Yankuba Ceesay Midfielder
Yankuba Ceesay (born June 26, 1984), also known as Maal, is a Gambian footballer (midfielder), who plays in Finnish Kakkonen for Kokkolan Palloveikot. Yankuba Ceesay is Managed by AsiaEurope ...more
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Mustapha Carayol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Mustapha Carayol Forward, Midfielder
Mustapha Soon Carayol (born 4 September 1988) is a Gambian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Turkish club Adana Demirspor and the Gambia national team. He was also previously ...more
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Pa Dembo Touray is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Pa Dembo Touray Goalkeeper
Pa Dembo Touray, an English spelling of the name "Touré" (born March 31, 1980, in Banjul), is the goalkeeper coach of Prespa Birlik. He is a former Gambian football goalkeeper ...more
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Ken Jammeh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Ken Jammeh Midfielder
Ken Malamin Jammeh (born November 18, 1987) is a Gambian footballer.
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Paul Jatta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Paul Jatta Midfielder
Paul Jatta (born 21 February 1991) is a Gambian footballer who is a midfielder currently playing for FC Fyn in the Danish League 1. Jatta presented Gambia at 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada ...more
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Ansumana Samateh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Ansumana Samateh Goalkeeper
Ansumana Samateh (born November 26, 1987) is a Gambian footballer who plays for Wallidan F.C..
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Demba Savage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Demba Savage Midfielder
Demba Savage (born 17 June 1988) is a Gambian football midfielder who plays for BB Erzurumspor in Turkey. A right winger, who can also operate on the left wing or as a striker, he is mostly ...more
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Njogu Demba-Nyrén... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Njogu Demba-Nyrén
Njogu Demba-Nyrén (born 26 June 1979 in Bakau) is a Gambian footballer who has represented the Gambia at full international level and currently plays in Sweden for Dalhem IF.
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Sainey Nyassi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Sainey Nyassi Midfielder
Sainey Nyassi (born January 31, 1989) is a Gambian professional footballer who most recently played for FC Edmonton in the NASL.
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Ebrahim Savaneh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Forward
Ebrahima 'Ibou' Sawaneh (born 7 September 1986) is a football striker from The Gambia who is currently playing for Visé in the Belgian First Amateur Division. In the past he played for ...more
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Ismaila Jagne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Ismaila Jagne Midfielder
Ismaila Jagne (born 1 October 1984) is a Gambian international football midfielder.
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Mohammed Mbye is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Mohammed Mbye Defender, Midfielder
Mohammed Mbye (born June 18, 1989 in Banjul) is a Swedish-Gambian football defender who currently plays for Mjällby AIF.
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Cherno Samba is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Forward
Cherno Samba (born 10 January 1985) is a former professional footballer who played as a forward. He represented England at every youth level up to the under-20 team, having moved to England at ...more

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Lamin Conateh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Lamin Conateh
Lamin Conateh (born 1 October 1981 in Bakau) is a Gambian footballer, who currently plays for Arameiska-Syrianska Botkyrka IF.
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Edrissa Sonko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Gambia
Edrissa Sonko Forward, Midfielder
Edrissa Sonko (born 23 March 1980 in Essau) is a Gambian football Forward, currently playing for Ras AlKhaima Club in the United Arab Emirates.