Real de Banjul assistant coach Lamin Sillah has expressed his delight to be heading the coaching staff as the team kicked-off its nationwide tour celebrating the club’s 50th Golden Jubilee.
The former Real de Banjul player was speaking to sports journalist Momodou Bah on Tuesday evening after overseeing his team’s 1-0 win over a North Bank Region selection in Farafenni.
“Real at twenty-five I was a player of Real de Banjul, today Real is fifty-years I am among the coaching staffs of the team so I have to thank God and all those that helped me along the way”.
He has overseen two successive 1-0 victories over North Bank Region in Farafenni and Central River Region in Bansang on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.
Sillah, a midfielder in his active days played a decade and half (1985-2000) for Real de Banjul, winning three League titles the FA Cup and the Super Cup once before hanging his boots but would later join the club as a coach and is currently the team’s assistant coach.
Proven striker Yankuba Jarju has been in red-hot form, scoring the winner in both matches against NBR and CRR,
Meanwhile, Real De Banjul yesterday (Thursday) defeated a URR selection by lone goal courtesy of Ebou Kanteh’s penalty in the 22nd minute in a game played at the Basse mini-stadium in the Upper River Region (URR).
The team is expected to play LRR today (Friday) in Soma before taking on West Coast Region, KM and Banjul in the coming days.
Story Source: Momodou Bah on tour