Yaya Jammeh's compliant to ECOWAS on the Gambia - Senegal border closure that is now on its 12th week has been dismissed outright because Gambia's non-observance of existing conventions, protocols and bi-lateral agreements.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF)
has imposed a fine 5,000 USD on the
Gambia for the ‘unsporting and offensive behavior’ of Gambian home fans during
the Gambia VS Mauritania second leg qualifier played on Tuesday March 29th
at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Senegal on Monday signed a defense agreement with the United States where Foreign Minister Ndiaye revealed the Gambia's request to meet.
Gambian and Senegalese authorities will meet in Dakar in the coming days to find a lasting solution to the border crisis which has been ongoing for the past three months,Senegal Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye said on Monday. The Government of The Gambia officially wrote a letter to Senegalese authorities asking for another chance to discuss the languishing border issue. No specific date has been agreed upon by the parties to meet.