Late Governor Jatta Inter-bank tourney back again

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Central Bank’s former governor annual inter-bank football tournament will commence this Friday between Central Bank of The Gambia and Eco Bank. The tournament is organised by the Central Bank, in memory of the late governor Famara Jatta. The tournament is also meant to promote greater cooperation among bankers in the country.

Momodou Sanyang, chairperson of the organising committee said the opening game would be played at QCity sports complex in Bijilo at 4:30pm.

He said 13 banks will participate in the tournament and they are expecting heads of banks and the current governor of Central Bank to attend the opener.

Guaranty Trust Bank defeated Access Bank to win the 2017 edition of the annual late Governor Jatta’s Inter-bank football tournament and received a cash prize of D25, 000 with a trophy while Access Bank pocketed home a consolation prize of D20, 000.

Momodou L. Badgie won leading goal scorer award, Mam Ndery Touray was awarded best player. Zenith Bank was decorated as the most disciplined team of last year’s competition. 

Author: Alieu Ceesay
Source: Picture: The late former Governor, CBG