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GAF cuff Interior to clinch GVBA Knockout title

Apr 15, 2014, 10:11 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

GAF on Saturday beat Interior 3 sets to one to lift the Gambia Volleyball Association (GVBA) volleyball knockout title in a well-contested final played at the Manneh Sillah Memorial Court in Banjul.

The most anticipated GVBA knockout final, which showed an astonishing exhibition of skills and panache, attracted spectators from Banjul and its satellite areas for the weekend’s biggest GVBA knockout final between the household names of GAF and Interior.

Interior defeated GAF 3sets to one to grab the GVBA volleyball female knockout title in a tightly-contested game played at the Manneh Sillah Memorial Court the same day.

As champions of the male category, they went home with a trophy and cash prize of D5,000, whilst Interior received D3,000 as runners-up.

Jeshwang received trophy, gold medal and cash prize of D8,000 as the league champions, whilst Interior received a silver medal and cash prize of D4,000 as runners-up. GAF received bronze medal as the third-place holder.

The GVBA also awarded the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Lord Mayor of Banjul City Council and Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan of West Coast Radio with certificates for their immense contribution towards the success of both the league and the knockout championship 2013/14.

The final game was witnessed by Musa Mbye, director of planning at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, who deputized the Minister of Youth and Sports, officials from the National Sports Council and some senior Service Personnel authorities.