Apr 26, 2012, 3:41 PM
The Gambian football team from
Six football teams:
Luton's chance to qualify in the second round was made possible when Milton Keynes smartly defeated
However, Milton Keynes lost to
The final match ended in a penalty shoot out between
The event which was attended by one of The Gambia's most talented sports men in centuries Mr. Baye Malleh Wadda and his children, was also witnessed by Saul Jagne, former Gambian international and Real De Banjul player, Njock Malick music promoter based in London, Chairman Friends of Sankurur, Mr. Kasala and Sheikh Ibrihim Khalil Baye Niass, just to name a few.
Mr. Amat Jaw Cham, the Chairman of the Luton Gambia Association, in his opening address, thanked the entire participants and urged them to play with discipline. He commended the players and supporters for their efforts towards the success of the tournament. He also commended Malcolm Rosher Sales and Marketing Director of Comline Auto Parts limited for sponsoring the
The Luton Gambian Association, in recognition of the outstanding performance in promoting and developing Gambian sports, decorated medals to Mr. Bola Coker referee and Mr. Baye Malleh Wadda.
Xavier Johnson second referee and Kudakwashe Kanhutu, the organiser and player coach of
Hon. Gavin Shuker MP for Luton South, the Mayor of Luton, Lamin Jaiteh, former GRTS Radio sports journalist and Councillor Phoday Jarjussey of Botwell Ward, both acknowledged their appreciation and commended the Luton Gambian Association.
It is hopeful that the event will be much bigger next year, as preparation is expected to start soon. All members of the Luton Gambian Association were being congratulated for sustaining this important event that brought many Africans together, particularly Gambians living in the