#Article (Archive)

In CRR, Thousands Celebrate Gambia, Senegal Game

Oct 15, 2008, 7:32 AM | Article By: Abdou Rahman Sallah In CRR

Not only in the Greater Banjul area is the celebration of the Gambian Scorpions resounding. More thousands celebrate the team's wonderful performance in Central River Region.

Pointsports correspondent in CRR Abdourahman Sallah has reported. According to our reporter thousands of people in Janjangbureh, Bansang, Brikamaba and Wassu on Saturday took to the streets singing and chanting and showing their happiness over the match played between the Gambia and Senegal.

Speaking to Pointsports, Mr. Musa Faye a football lover said, "I know that The Gambia has a team and a good coach that every nation wants to have. We are very proud of the boys and the coach too. He has done a good job and makes us feel proud. Even if we don't qualify, we have done well by dominating Senegal."

Musa Bah a driver in Wassu also expressed his delight over the game. According to him "the Gambia is a small nation but full of potentials especially in football; we are now improving in sports and as such, the Gambia could go far in the world cup one day.

Baboucarr Sowe, shopkeeper, called for our international players to be always ready to play for their country and with the help of God and the support of the private sector we will see a different Gambia in the football scene. "We all saw the Coach and the short time he took over; we are very proud of him and pray that he will always be with us because he is the one we need, " he concluded.