have announced a twenty-one man team for the twelve edition of the African
Games, according to news reaching The Point sports desk.
The team will have representation in five out of twenty-six sporting disciplines being contested at the games. As per the norm at the African Games, Gambia’s biggest contingent will come from athletics with a total of 9 athletes.
Other disciplines that will form part of the team are: beach volleyball, swimming, judo and basketball 3x3.
African Games is an important multi-sport event and the premier pinnacle of continental games held every four years - one year before the Olympic Games.
Team Gambia comprises Olympians Adama Jammeh and Gina Bass on the tracks, beach volleyball continental cup finalist Abie Kujabie/Fatoumatta Ceesay and Qatar prince cup winners Sainey Jawo/Mbye Babou Jarra, World Championship contestant Abdurahman Ceesay and his partner for Judo and experienced swimmers as well as basketball 3x3 superstars.