BY: Arfang MS. Camara
The Banjul-based wrestler France from Club Sakku Ham-Ham defeated Boy Balla of Jabang-Mbollo in a fight that lasted three minutes and thirty-six seconds on Sunday.
The bout that brought together thousands of Gambian wrestling followers, was held at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
The much-talked about fight was staged by Nasirru Promotions, saw the two wrestlers fighting with the aim to defeating one another before France proved too strong for Boy Balla, wrestling him down to the ground after three minutes.
France sweared that he was too good for his opponent and that “everyone knew that I’m not in the same category with Boy Balla but they just pushed him to me thinking that he could defeat me.”.
France said the victory is for all his supporters and the people of Banjul, adding that he really worked so hard for this victory despite many people working against him before and during the fight.