Football Federation (GFF) Sunday awarded Jallow Kollon Construction Company
Limited the contract for the construction of Gunjur Mini Stadium project.
Speaking at the ceremony, Alkalo’s representative Dembo Darboe hailed GFF and Gunjur Sports Committee (GSC) for the project, noting that the village is pleased to have a mini stadium.
Village Development Committee (GVDC) chairman Tijan Bojang applauded GFF for the bringing the project in the community.
First-vice president of GFF Bakary K. Jammeh expressed optimism that the project will be successfully completed within a short period of time, saying that Gunjur is a house-hold name in Gambian football.
Jammeh said National Technical Training Centre in Yundum will have a standard pitch and swimming pool, saying Gunjur and Busumbala will both have a playable grass pitches, perimeter fences, dressing rooms, pavilions and other facilities. He praised FIFA and GFF for supporting the projects.
West Coast Regional Football Association (WCRFA) president Abdoukarim Sey said the funds for Gunjur mini stadium construction project were lobbied by the GFF.
Baboucarr Semega Janneh, consultant at Fenta Architects said they started operating in the Gambia since 2002, adding that they will test blocks and concretes after molding before beginning of construction.
He further revealed that they will start the project with the construction of the pitch that will be followed by pavilions, dressing rooms and others facilities.
National Assembly Member for Kombo South Alhagie Kebba K. Barrow thanked GFF for the construction of a mini stadium in Gunjur, saying that it would develop football in the village.
GFF president Lamin Kabba Bajo said the aim of the federation is to build more infrastructures and develop football in the country, saying that the Federation support league clubs with funds for preparation and transportation for the league matches.