Team Senegal Wins Soccer Tourney

Team Senegal and Team Benin.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. presented the 2019 African Advisory Council Bronx Week Soccer Tournament championship trophy to Team Senegal, beating Team Benin, on Sunday, May 18 during the 48th annual Bronx Week Parade. Team Senegal led throughout most of championship match before Team Benin tied the game up 1-1 late in the second half, taking the game to overtime. Team Senegal edged out Team Benin 2-1 in penalty kicks to win the title.

The African Advisory Council proudly accepted the trophy from the borough president.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office

The African Advisory Council marched in this year’s Bronx Week Parade.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office

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