The Gambia Amputee national team player Bubacarr Camara

By: Baboucarr Fallaboweh 

The Gambia Amputee national team player Bubacarr Camara has signed a three-year professional contract with Turkish club Konya Engelliler Gücü.

Camara, 23, can operate on the front three and represented the Gambia Amputee team in the Amputee African Cup of Nation held in Tanzania in 2021.

“I am happy to sign; it wasn’t easy. I was assessed and had to do trials. I am glad now I have put pen on paper,” An elated Camara stated.

“I want to win trophies so that I can be an inspiration to other amputees. Disability is no liability. I want my teammates to show their talent. I want to take the Gambia to the world and, one day, win the African Cup of Nations. I hope this journey will lead to many trophies.” He added

Secretary General of Gambian Football Association, Dawda Danso told Alkamba Sports that It is a good move for the player and the Gambian club.

“It’s a good achievement that we will benefit from. The player will benefit more, and it has boosted the morale of the association and is a perfect motivation for the association. People with amputations are usually kept at home, but people across the country have heard about amputee football. We will continue with our campaign and set up a league.”

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