Gambia stun Senegal to win Zone II Volleyball Championship


By Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan 

The Gambia men national volleyball team registered yet another historic victory against Senegal 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25 -20) on Sunday at the independence stadium in Alh Baba Sy Zone II Volleyball Championship.

In a show of class both teams proved strong. The Gambians came far too strong in the first set to win 25-20, however another ensuing sets followed with Gambia getting the upper hand to win 25-22.

The third set was characterize with blocks and powerful kills from both sides but it was the host whose brilliance counts to win 25-20 to record their second win over Senegal in senior competitive level following the country’s 3-1 victory against the Lions in 2019.

Gambia Volleyball Team receiving the Trophy

Meanwhile the Gambia women team lost 3-0 to Senegal in the women’s final.

Only three countries out of the 8 Zone II nations showed up for the tournament.

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