Photos - It was a Boys' Game
September 21, 2011
Return Leg: City of Wixom, Michigan, USA. A Gambian friendly. Detroit Gambians vs Wixom Gambians. Wixom is situated about 20-30 minutes away from Detroit. It is home to many Gambians including the only Basserian Momodou Saidou Jallow (Apache). Score Report: Detroit 3, Wixom 0
Game Won and Over. The trash-talking heats up. l-r, Alhagie Kah, Lamin (Vieux) Fatty, Wixom goalie Pap Jeng, formerly of Six-Junction F.C., Mass Sosseh Shipyard F.C. and Serekunda East Zonal team, X
Captain Alhagie Kah: Eyeing the Price
The Wixom Crew: l-r, X, Nyass Kah (rear), Alieu Njie and second goalkeeper Abdourahman "Boy" Jallow, formerly of Jupiters F.C. (Lamin Sanchaba) and Armed Forces F.C.
L-r: Modou Jah, veteran in Michigan Gambian football circles and in Gambian tournaments in Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, DC, papering over match differences with Wixom player Saul Njie
Far right: Coach Yaya exhorting his players
Front middle: Cherno Baba Jallow, skills learned on the grounds of Basse High Level football field continue to come in handy
Detroit goalie Kebba Kah: time to pack up and go home
Front middle, 18-year-old Lamin Jaiteh, top scorer and budding soccer star. Wabash College, Indiana, here is a good prospect for you!
Empty Net. Easy Goal. Right?
Stepping out of the musical lab for the spectator stands. l-r, DJ Secco T (Sheikh Jammeh) and MC Spragga (Boniface Jarjue)
Cherno: still working the turf. 'Ball-feeling' never goes away