Visit a football match

Football is the national sport of the Gambia. Jatto Ceesay is a Gambian footballer who has played in a number of different countries. The Independence Football stadium in Bakau seats up to 20,000 people and the games there are an experience with a lot of drums and parades.

If possible make sure you visit a match. Your guide of is aware of the schedules and can book tickets for you. Many local matches are played on sand fields and everyone comes, watches and cheer for their team. It is a big party if the home team wins.

Have you got old, but still usable, soccer shoes, soccer balls or other material, everything is welcome here and well-used.