MoBSE, PSSA inter-regional athletics championship set for Independence Day

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) and Primary Schools Sports Association (PSSA) annual inter-regional athletic championship is slated for Monday 18 February at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, as part of Gambia’s 54th Independence celebration.

The championship is supported by the Office of the President with additional aid from regional councils and will be contest by seven regions.

The regions have commenced 11 days camping for their top athletes selected from the inter-regional scouting.

West Coast Region, who has been the last two years champion, will be hoping to retain the title for the third time in a row.

Desk officer for sports at MoBSE Musa Mendy said all athletes will arrive on Saturday prior to the competition. He said athletes will be lodged at the friendship Hostel in Bakau.

Author: Arfang M.S. Camara