Wrestling association to embrace 1st Edition President’s Flag

Friday, June 22, 2018

Issued 21 June 2018

Gambia Wrestling Association will present the first Edition of the President’s Flag this Saturday and Sunday at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium at 4pm.

The wrestling association said the entire seven regions would compete for this year’s showpiece that will be vying for the first edition accolade.

It further stated that all the respective seven regions would present wrestlers for the categories of 66kg, 76kg, 86kg, 100kg and 120kg. The competition is planned to be in two folds, the group category and individual category. In the group category, the regions will be grouped in two; groups A and B of four and three and two will qualify from each group.

Winner A will meet Runners-up B, while Runners-up B will entertain Runner-up A in the semi-finals, while the two winners will face off in the final and the two losers will battle off for the third place play off.

In the individual category, all the wrestlers of the same category of 66kg, 120kg will be balloted for the individual category and will brawl in a knockout format and for each category, there will be a final and the third place play off to determine the winners. The association reveals that tickets are absolutely free of charge.  

Author: Lamin Gibba