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Sheriffo Kinteh hat-trick earns Gambia victory

Sep 27, 2010, 3:19 PM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Gambia's Sheriffo Kinteh netted a hat-trick to inspire the Gambia Rush Soccer Academy to a convincing 4-nil victory over Colorado Rush U-14 team as the tournament in Denver, USA, continues to produce some fantastic games and revelations, according to results from the tourney reaching Pointsport.

The Gambian outfit got off to a slow start to the tournament as they registered a hard fought 2-2 draw with Colorado U-14 team thanks to goals from Bunamas Jallow and GFA President Seedy Kinteh’s son Sheriffo Kinteh, who managed to put his name on the score sheet for the fourth time in two games.

Despite an unconvincing start in the tournament, The Gambia’s representatives made a sensational recovery to beat their opponents 4-0 under the watchful eyes of the team officials including Kemo Ceesay, the CEO of the Rush Soccer Academy who led the delegation to the USA.

The team's official delegation included the President of Gambia Rush and Technical Director of Africa Rush, Mr Omar Sise; Technical Director of Gambia Rush, Abdoulie Bojang; Head Coach of U12 of Gambia Rush, Kebba Bojang; and other support staff.

The team was well received at the Denver airport by the Colorado Rush officials, families and players of Colorado Rush U-12s. The officials, according to reports, visited the Rush headquarters in Denver, where they held a successful meeting with the President and CEO of Rush Soccer Club, Mr Tim Schulz, and his team of experts.

According to Mr Ceesay, the meeting was purposely held to see how to strengthen the good relationship between the US and Gambia Rush.

The technical director of Africa Rush also expressed concern regarding the promotion of Rush way in Africa, particularly his country The Gambia.

In a separate development, Gambia Rush Soccer midfield trio Bunja Ceesay, Ousman Ceesay and Kekuta Manneh in Texas are all making names for themselves in the US Rush Soccer.

The young lads continue to establish themselves as household names in American football helping the Gambia Rush rank number one Rush partner in Africa.