Gambia unveil national volleyball coach, names squad African Games qualifiers

The Gambia Volleyball Federation (GVBF) have announced the appointment of Saikou Omar Bargie as head coach of the country’s men volleyball team ahead of the Zone II volleyball qualifiers for the 2019 African Games.

The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) volleyball men’s team coach will lead the team under “non-contract basis” during the Zone II volleyball qualifiers for the 2019 African Games, which will be hosted in Banjul next month.

Amadou Jarju stars as Gamtel/Gamcel wins first beach volleyball title

BY: Muhammed L. Saidykhan

Gamtel/Gamcel’s Amadou Jarju and Malick Jammeh on Sunday defeated GAF’s Alieu Barry and Ebrima Jatta 21-18, 21-19 to win their first gold medal for the club in the finals of the Gambia national beach volleyball championship played at Palma Rima beach.

The champions controlled the match and pulled away on the final points in each set to get the job done. This is a feat we may never see again out of a beach volleyball team. They were already the best beach team of all time but they just put a big exclamation point at the end.

Interior ladies win first Beach Volleyball title in grand style

BY: Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan

Abie Kujabie and the Gambia Armed Forces women team won the women’s beach volleyball gold medal in the past two Gambia national championship but the sport crowned a new champion on Sunday after close rivals in Interior’s Fatoumatta Ceesay and Mariama Ginadou beat them in straight sets to win gold.

Kujabie and her partner Nyima Demba may have looked unbeatable when they eliminated Gamtel/Gamcel in the semifinals but Ceesay and Ginadou left little doubt on Sunday who the best team was at the championship.