Gambia beach volleyball team ranks number one in Africa
By Cherno Omar Bobb
The Gambia male beach volleyball pair of Sainey Jawo/Mbye Babou Jarra and Amadou Jarju/Jahara Koita has raked up points to move top ranked team in Africa.
Qatar m-based Sainey Jawo and Mbye Babou Jarra are ranked number 74 in the world with 870 points, and this has placed them number one top team in Africa.
Amadou Jarju and Jahara Koita are ranked 127 with 520 points globally which has put them number two in Africa.
“This is a great achievement and we are so proud to see The Gambia getting to the echelon of volleyball in the world,” said Gambia Volleyball Federation (GVBF) president Bai Dodou Jallow.
“I am not surprised. We have worked hard for this and we had put a lot of efforts to see this day and we are all rejoicing,” added Jallow.
The Gambia beach volleyball teams are the champions of African Games and bronze medalists of CAVB continental cup finals.