Photos of Malian Club Travelling in Rickety Cars for Cup Match Stirs Massive Social Media Reaction

Photos of Malian Club Travelling in Rickety Cars for Cup Match Stirs Massive Social Media Reaction

  • Espérance Sportive de Gao has been trending on social media
  • The Malian club travelled in rickety cars for a Cup match
  • Social media users have reacted angrily to the photos shared online

A Malian lower tier side, Espérance Sportive de Gao have gone viral on social media, after photos of the vehicles their team were travelling in for a Cup match was posted online.

The players and some members of the technical team were seen congested in rickety cars ahead of their trip for an away game.

Espérance Sportive de Gao were travelling to nearby town Bourem to honour a Cup match.

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Malian club has gone viral for travelling in rickety for a Cup match. Credit: @Andydotcom_gh
Source: Twitter

The photos of the bizarre moment have been shared severally on social media, with many shocked by the mode of transport.

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How social media reacted

@NuhuAdams_ wrote:

STORY OF THE DAY! Lower division side in Mali, Espérance Sportive de Gao travelling to a nearby town for a Mali Cup match.

@footballword tweeted:

This is how the Espérance Sportive de Gao footballers traveled today to play a Mali Cup match.

@AblamGnamesso posted:

The real travel conditions of the Espérance Sportive de Gao team (Division 2) leaving for Bourem to play a match in the Mali Cup.

@ChampPirloWan also added:

Espérance Sportive de Gao, a Mali team from the lower level, is traveling to a neighbouring town to play in a Mali Cup game. “asem o”

@LOTUSROUGE5 tweeted:

While colonel Assimi and the neo-colon Lavrov are in an air-conditioned palace, the players of Espérance Sportive de Gao traveling to Bourem are herded like cattle in an old van.

@Adambrv added:

World, especially top flights in Europe, this is what we go through when awakening, testing, and nurturing those world class African football talents you so love. So when we name our price, please be compassionate.

@SirObanji wrote:

Nowhere cool

@iambennyalfred also tweeted:

It is disgusting and shameful

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Source: Sports Brief News