Gibraltar Chronicle Logo

Darts youth teams head to Hungary with first girls team in 22 years

Gibraltar darts sets off on a new journey with six of Gibraltar’s young darts talents heading for the 2022 WDF European Cup in Budapest, Hungary which starts in earnest on Thursday.
The six youth, accompanied by two team managers and a delegate will set a new pathway with the team this time including a girls team.
This is the first time in twenty-two years, according to the GDA, that a girls team from Gibraltar participates in this competition, marking a new era in Gibraltar darts which has seen it going from strength to strength in recent years.
Ahead of their departure early this Wednesday morning officials commented via the GDA’s official social pages ‘This year is a special year as we are proudly taking a girls team over to the Euro Cup for the first time in 22 years, the girls team is composed of Katie Bado and Tarika Ward, a fun fact is the last time Gibraltar took a girls team over it was composed of Erika Ward and Cassandra Recagno who are Tarika’s mother and auntie, this should be a proud moment for their family.
“The boys as per usual played a total of six ranking tournaments which gave the top four players a well deserved spot at this years European cup, the team is composed of Nico Bado, Jason Seguí, Dylan Duo and Casey Dyer.
“The youth committee has decided to take 2 managers and a team delegate, the boys team manager is Sean Negrette, the girls team manager is Alex Nuñez and the team delegate is Nicolai Bado. “
The tournament will take place this Thursday and Friday with the boys facing Denmark, Northern Ireland, Iceland and Czech Republic in the team event.
The girls will face Turkey and Germany.
Both have been drawn into their respective group four.
The event officially opens its doors this Wednesday with an opening ceremony and will finish on Saturday with a closing ceremony.

Most Read

Download The App On The iOS Store