Diaspora, Africa – (African Boulevard News) – In a historic moment for Gambian women’s football, the Serrekunda West Women’s Team emerged victorious in the first ever women’s national ‘nawetan’ held by Gam Women’s Football Fans and Scorpions TV. The tournament, which took place over the weekend, saw women footballers across the country come together to compete for the title.
Serrekunda West Women’s Team came out on top, displaying their skills and teamwork throughout the competition, ultimately earning them the championship trophy. The team defeated the Kinteh’s Ladies in a well-fought final, with a final score of 2-0.
“We are really happy and proud of ourselves for winning this championship,” said Fatim Jawara, a member of the Serrekunda West Women’s Team. “We have worked really hard to get here and the amount of hard work we put in has finally paid off.”
The team’s coach, Ebrima Touray, also expressed his joy and pride in their achievement, stating, “I want to congratulate my team for playing very well throughout the competition. We are very grateful to our fans for their support and encouragement, as well as Gam Women’s Football Fans and Scorpions TV for organising this tournament and promoting women’s football in The Gambia.”
This victory not only marks a significant milestone for women’s football in The Gambia but also sends a message of hope and inspiration to young girls across the country. By providing a platform for women to showcase their talents and skills in football, the tournament aims to encourage more women to become involved in the sport and break down traditional gender barriers.
“We hope that this championship will inspire more young girls to take up football as a sport and pursue their dreams,” said Modou Lamin Touray, the chairman of Gam Women’s Football Fans. “We will continue to support and promote women’s football in the country and work towards achieving gender equality in the sport.”
The success of the Serrekunda West Women’s Team in this tournament is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and skill of the players and their coaching staff. It also highlights the potential of women’s football in The Gambia and the need for more opportunities for women to participate and excel in the sport.