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Red Scorpions win GFF Female 1st Division League

Jun 30, 2014, 9:47 AM

Red Scorpions women football club were crowned champions of the 2013-2014 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) women’s first division league after a 7-1 victory over Brikama in the final league fixtures played at the FIFA goal project grounds in Yundum on Saturday.

History was made this year, by the Red Scorpions, as the champions of the league for scoring a whopping 41 goals in 10 games and conceding only 7.

Adama Tamba will go into the history books of women football in The Gambia for scoring the highest number of goals ever scored in a league competition, with 21 goals.

Speaking to Pointsports, one of the officials of the team, Baboucarr Sey, who doubles as the media officer of the team, expressed delight and happiness for what he described as a hectic but enjoyable competition.

“As I said during the beginning of the league, we were here to defend our title and that is exactly what the girls did for us”, Sey added.

“Every game was a final to us, and we wanted to collect all the maximum points in our ten outings, but unfortunately we lost one and drew one, which was not bad”, he went on.

“We are very grateful to the girls for listening and following our instructions”, he continued, adding: “The team, no doubt, will go in the history books of women football for scoring the highest number of goals in a league competition”.

“We can also brag of securing the golden boot for the highest number of goals scored by an individual player (Adama Tamba who scored an incredible 21 goals)”, he further stated.

Sey concluded by thanking their fans, who have been with the team throughout the campaign supporting them.