Gambia - Foundation Dates of Clubs

[* = first mentioned in that year, but possibly founded earlier]
Note that the Gambian capital Bathurst was renamed Banjul on Apr 24, 1973. 

1940     Augustinians FC (Bathurst) *                   [dissolved]  
         Bathurst Heroes *                              [dissolved]  
         Black Diamonds (Bathurst) *                    [dissolved]  
         Dingareh FC (Bathurst) *                       [dissolved 1981] 
         East End Lions (Bathurst) *                    [dissolved]                   
         Gambia Regiment (Bathurst) *                   [dissolved]  
         Hotspur (Bathurst) *                           [dissolved]  
         Medical FC (Bathurst) *                        [founded as Medical XI; dissolved]    
         MSU (Bathurst) *                               [dissolved]  
         Navy (Bathurst) *                              [dissolved]  
         Police FC (Bathurst)  *                        [dissolved]  
         RAF (Bathurst) *                               [dissolved]  
         Rainbow FC (Bathurst) *                        [dissolved]  
         School XI (Bathurst) *                         [dissolved]    
         United Africa Company FC (Bathurst) *          [UAC; dissolved 1987]
         Young Lions (Bathurst) *                       [dissolved]  
         Gambia United FC (Bathurst)                    [dissolved]  
1954     Atomic FC (Bathurst) *
1955     Casuals FC (Bathurst) *
         Starling FC (Bathurst) *                       [dissolved] 
         Bathurst Wanderers FC *
1959     Blackpool FC (Kanifing) *
         British Council (Bathurst) *
         Cape FC (Bakau) *
         Foyer FC (Bathurst) *
         Serekunda FC *
1966     Adonis FC (Banjul) *                           [founded as Arrance FC Bathurst; dissolved 1976]   
1967     Black Stars FC*
         Freezens FC *
         Mansa Musa FC *
         Starlighrt Gunners (Bathurst) *                [founded as Starlight Gunners Banjul]
         Real de Banjul FC                              [founded as Benson & Hedges FC Bathurst] 
1969     Comets FC *
         White Phantoms (Bathurst) * 
         Wallidan FC (Banjul)                           [founded as Wallidan FC Bathurst] 
1971     Kunda FC  *                                    [founded as Kwame FC]  
1973     Gambian Ports Authority FC (Banjul)
         Banjul Hawks FC                                [founded as Mabella FC]
1974     Benfica FC *
         Eben *
1978     Young Africans FC (Banjul) *
         Ndemban FC *
         Swallows FC *
         10 GT/LOGT *
         Tesito FC (Banjul) *
         Steve Biko FC (Bakau) 
1979     Blue Diamonds Kondorong *
         Farimang *
1980     Stinger FC (Banjul)
1981     Flamenins FC (Kanifing) *
1982     Bakau United FC
1984     Charen FC *
         Columbus Travel Agency *
         Dagudan FC *
         Hammers FC *
         Linguere FC *
         Mandela FC * 
         Ndanaan FC *
         Waterside FC * 
1988     Roots FC * 
1989     Armed Forces FC (Banjul)
1991     Peak Marwich *
1994     Latdior FC (Bakau) *                           [founded as SK Jaiteh FC]
         Dabanani FC *
         Fankata * 
         Justice (Brikama) *
         Kaira Silo (Jeshwang) *
         Mass Soseh (Banjul)  *                         [merger of Bombada FC and Joggifans FC]      
         Ndukuman FC * 
         Sukuta Tigers * 
         Africell FC (Bakau)                            [founded as Sait Matty FC]
1997     NPE (Sukuta) *
1998     GAMTEL FC (Banjul) *
         Old Jeshwang (Jeshwang) *
         Sky Power (Brikama) *
         S/K East-Bi FC (Serekunda)
         Young Africans FC (Banjul)
1999     Nama Young United FC *
         Rising Stars (Latri Kunda) *
         Serekunda United *
         Happalen FC (Serekunda East)                   [founded as Nguma FC]
2000     Future Group  *
         Municipal United (Kanifing) *
2001     Interior FC (Serekunda West) *
2002     Tallinding United (Kanifing) *
2003     Ham Ham (Serekunda West) *                     [founded as Stuttgart FC]
         Serekunda Central *
         Samger FC (Kanifing) 
         Fortune FC (Farata)
         Brikama United FC
2004     Jupiters FC (Lamin) *
2005     Jambanjelly FC *
         Marimoo FC (Serekunda)                         [founded as Sea View FC (Fajara)]
2006     PSV Wellingara (Wellingara)                    [temporarily known as Kexx United]
2008     Serekunda United FC
2009     Banjul United FC
2012     Team Rhino (Manjai)
         Bombada United FC (Brikama)
2015     B.K. West United (Bakoteh, Kanifing)
         WAA Banjul FC
2016     Wagadu FC
         Sporting Real (Banjul)


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