By Cherno Omar Bobb
The Gambia men’s 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 the 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 set followed with Gambia getting the upper hand to win 25-22.
The third set was characterized with blocks and powerful skills from both sides but it was the host whose brilliance counted 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.
Meanwhile, The Gambia women’s team lost 3-0 to Senegal in the women’s final.
Only three countries out of the 8 in Zone II showed up for the tournament.