Oct 21, 2021, 12:12 PM
The Gambia National Women’s team over the weekend thumped Sierra Leone 2-0 in the first-leg tie of the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifiers played at the AT Stadium in Monrovia, Liberia.
The country's cadet team last Thursday visited president Barrow at State House in Banjul after claiming the sub-regional football tournament title hosted in Senegal.
President Barrow congratulated the team, technicians, president of The Gambia Football Federation (GFF), the ministry and the entire Gambian people for their support.
''I think you have made us proud, you have raised the Gambian flag high, it is always sweet to win but the sweeter against Senegal,” the president told the young footballers.
According to the president, he is a ‘big’ fan of football and “I follow football and despite my busy schedule I create time to watch football”.
President Barrow presented two million dalasi to The Gambia U-20 team after clinching the WAFU zone A U-20 football tournament trophy.
Gambian duo Musa Barrow and Musa Juwara’s Bologna Football Club on Wednesday slipped at home to Sassaolo 2-1 in their 2019-2020 Italian Serie A game.
Yakarr Football Academy football festival is set for next month, according to news reaching Pointsports desk.