Japan boosts Independence Stadium, other institutions with sports items

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Japanese Embassy in Senegal through its government yesterday donated sports equipment to the Independence Stadium, Serrekunda East, and Marina International School.

The donated items included handball posts, nets, basketball posts, nets, field items and other sports necessities.

Receiving the donated items, Alhagie Dodou Capi Joof, the president of The Gambia National Olympic Committee, lauded the Japanese government and the Japanese Olympic Committee for donating the materials to The Gambia.

Abdoulie Jallow, Secretary General of GNOC, said the Japanese government had been supporting The Gambia in the recent years.

Jallow thanked the Japanese government and Japan Olympic Committee for providing The Gambia with the sports items. 

Author: Lamin Darboe & Fatou B. Cham