Apr 15, 2008, 6:42 AM
Clubs from across the world have started confirming their participation in Real
de Banjul’s 50 years anniversary celebration.
Invited clubs in Senegal, Mauritania, Nigeria, Guinea Bissau and Holland are all set to be in Banjul for the big celebration set to take place at the Independence Stadium in Bakau from October 29 to November 6.
The teams that have confirmed their participation are: Dutch Eredivisie club NEC Nijmegen, Nigerian Premier League club FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Mauritanian side FC Nouadhibou, Sport Bissau e Benfica of Guinea Bissau, Senegalese Premier League clubs ASC Niarry Tally, ASEC Ndiambour, Guédiawaye FC, Casa Sports, AS Génération Foot and Olympique de Ngor.
“We are happy to have the confirmation of these clubs who are ready to come and grace our big occasion,” Club President William Abraham said.
He added: “With less than six weeks to go for the big event, preparation has long started in order to have these teams accommodated and well taken care of when here. We would like to call for support from Gambians and outsiders with regard to sponsorship in any way they can for this one-in-a-lifetime event.”
Further updates regarding this event can be followed through the website (www.realdebanjul.gm), our social media pages and also a new 30-minute program on West Coast Radio, 92.1FM, every Thursday at 21:30 GMT (9:30pm).