Apr 7, 2020, 2:01 PM
The founding father of Wallidan Football Club and former president of the then Gambia Football Association (GFA), late Alh. Ousman Basi Conateh (Fisco) was laid to rest yesterday Sunday morning at the Jeshwang cemetery.
The Banjul based-team is currently playing their trade in The Gambia’s top flight league.
They won FF cup once their history in 2014 after beating city-rivals Hawks 1-0 in a final played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
The Banjul based-outfit were demoted to the second tier once in their history in 2015-2016 season following their woeful performance in the country’s top flight league.
They regained promotion to the country’s top flight league in 2017-2018 season after clinching the Second Division League title.
Meanwhile, Banjul Football Club has produced brilliant players such as Pa Omar Babou, Muhammed Samba, Abdoulie Sarr, Mboge Faye and Abdoulie Sanneh.
Scorpions’ vice-captain, Omar Colley on Friday donated D500, 000 to Gambia government as part of his contribution in the fight against the spread of coronavirus pandemic.