first-ever African Beach Games has served off in Sal, Cape Verde. The small,
West African nation is hosting a major multi-sports event for the first time, with
approximately one thousand athletes participating, from June 14 to 23.
The Gambia beach volleyball team head coach Pa Barrow says their priority at the maiden edition of the African Beach Games is to leave an everlasting mark in the country’s beach volleyball history.
‘We are focused on winning and establishing a record in the competition, says captain Amadou Jarju. ‘This being the first of its kind in Africa, our goal is to make our country proud by bringing back medals and creating records, so that people can follow volleyball’.
The Gambia beach volleyball team arrived on Sunday in Sal with the competition set to begin on Tuesday June 18th 2019.
Gambian delegations include:
Male Players: Amadou Jarju/Ebrima Jatta, Female Players: Abie Kujabie/ Fatoumatta Ceesay, Head coach: Pa Barrow