Executive Director of Tuutima Sunrise Gambia Limited last Friday unveiled First
Lady Fatou Bah Barrow’s football jamboree prior to the week-long football
tournament kick-off in Sambouya.
The tournament kicked-off last Saturday at Sambuoya village targeting cordial relationships between Sambouya and its surrounding villages such as Tujereng, Batokunku, Tanji, Banyanka, Gunjur, Sanyang and Kunkujang.
The star prize of the tournament includes a cash of D110, 000, 1 gold and 3 silver cups with footballs.
Shortly after the draw for the tournament, each of the participating eight teams received a cash of D5, 000, footballs and football pump to enable them prepare well for the tournament.
The winner of each game will receive D5, 000 as winning bonus as they progress to the next round and the overall winner of the tournament will pocket D25, 000 cash and a golden cup.
Markku Krusjarvi, from Finland and CEO of Tuutima Sunrise Gambia Limited, said as part of their project activities for the village of Sambouya, the tournament is meant to both bring together and cement good relationship between Sambouya and its surrounding communities.
He disclosed that that one of their main projects, is the building of Ecology Hotel in Sambouya village and as well skills training center that would admit youths of the village and its environs.
Ebrima Faal, a Gambian based in Finland and proprietor of Simolin Water and Energy Limited stated that Tuutima Sunrise Gambia Limited is aimed at bringing investors from Finland to The Gambia to invest.
He pointed out that the football tournament in Sambouya village is one of their youth development projects in the country.
Faal urged the participating teams and supporters to compete in the tournament with a fair play spirit.