The Gris-gris Wrestlers of Senegal
April 9 2015. The photographer Freekis Ndoye from Dakar shows historical pictures of wrestlers from the 50’s on a table of the Black and White bar, where Kherou Ngor’s has a room. Wrestling matches have a long tradition in Senegal. Almost every village in the countryside organizes regular tournaments. The first wrestler in Senegambia was called Boukar Djilak Faye, he lived in the 14th century in the kingdom Sine.