The Gambia’s hard of hearing national football team thumped Guinea Conakry 3 – 0 to win the 10th edition of the West Africa Deaf Sports Union competition at the Independence Stadium.
The Gambia showed class, composure and brilliance to maintained their unbeaten run in the four nations championship.
It doesn’t take the host much time to prove their status as the realistic title contender as Bubacarr Bayo opens the scoring for the Gambia just after five minutes.
The host who were far more composed and clinical, added two further goals after the break to put the tie beyond Conakery. Gunjur born midfielder Alagie Bojang double the Gambia’s lead on the 55th minute before, Bubacarr Bayo converted from the penalty spot for the Gambia’s third goal and his fourth of the competition which sealed a historic title win for the host.
This was the first time the Gambia won the West Africa heard of hearing tournament.
As winners, The Gambia were given goal medals, trophy and prize money of two thousand dollars ($2000). Liberia who finish second went back with silver medals and a cash prize of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500). Third place Sierra Leone received bronze medals and a thousand dollars ($1,000). And fourth place Guinea Conakery were handed a set of football Jersey.