Football Clubs from across the world have started confirming their participation in Real de Banjul’s 50 years anniversary celebrations.
Clubs from Senegal, Mauritania, Nigeria, Guinea Bissau and Holland are all set to be in Banjul for this big celebration set to take place at the Independence Stadium in Bakau from October 29 to November 6.
The teams, who have confirmed their participation, are: Dutch Eredivisie club NEC Nijmegen, Nigerian Premier League club FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Mauritanian side FC Nouadhibou, Sport Bissau e Benfica of Guinea Bissau, Senegalese Premier League clubs ASC Niarry Tally, ASEC Ndiambour, Guédiawaye FC, Casa Sports, AS Génération Foot and Olympique de Ngor
“We are happy to have the confirmation of these clubs who are ready to come and grace our big occasion,” Club President, William Abraham, said.
He added: “With less than six weeks to go for the big event, preparation has long started in order to have these teams accommodated and well taken care of when here. We will like to call for support from Gambians and outsiders with regards to sponsorship in any way they can for this one-in-a-lifetime event.”