The victory of the LRR athletics team underscored the widely held notion that there are more talents in the regions than they are given credit for and sports fans over the weekend repeated calls for national sports associations to expand their talent scouting to the regions.
West Coast came second with 174 points followed by BCC in third place at 129 points. KMC came fourth 127, NBR 44, CRR 44 and URR 26 points.
In football, CRR reached the final losing narrowly to KMC on penalty shoot-outs for the Nayconf football crown. KMC also put a great attempt to win the female trophy in football but were unlucky to be beaten 5-6 on penalties by the WCR girls. West Coast won both volleyball trophies after their boys beat BCC 2-1 while the girls walloped Banjul girls 2-0.
KMC took the wrestling trophy with 56 points. West Coast came second with 40 points, LRR were third with 31 points while BCC came last with 20 points.
Banjul City Council won the Paralympics basketball beating KMC 20 to 15 points while Modou Jagne of KMC was crowned king in the draught championship defending his title last won in 2012. The basketball also produced another rivalry between KMC and West Coast with the Kanifing girls winning 62- 56.
By Sise Sawaneh in LRR, courtesy of Lotto]]>