Gambia national team goalkeeper dies in ‘Back-Way’

By Sulayman Bah

Gambia sports fraternity is left in deep shock over the demise of Fatim Jawara a Scorpions women’s national fatim-jawarateam keeper.

Jawara, described as God-fearing and loving by close friends and former teammates, is reported to have died in the perilous back-way journey last week.

‘The young girl is a talent and on the move for greener pastures but her manner of passing away is just shocking and sympathetic. We at the GFF are very sad about the development,’ the country’s football federation said.

Commenting on her personality, Choro Mbenga who coached her at Red Scorpion said: ‘she was not only a player but a sister who always stood for her mates very boldly’