Sona Saho to represent Gambia in Frankfurt Marathon

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Executive of Bajana International Marathon Association (BIMA) has announced that Sona Saho of The Gambia Police Force will represent The Gambia at the Frankfurt marathon slated for Sunday 28 October in Germany.

Sona will be accompanied to the marathon by her coach Momodou Lamin Opa Keita. She took part in Bajana International marathon on 31 March where she finished first.

She will compete in the elite category in Frankfurt marathon. “Gambia and the entire sporting fraternity are urged to take the long distance event as significant.”

Sona’s trip to Germany is sponsored by the Ministry of Youth and Sport who provided air ticket and allowances for the team. “Bajana International Marathon and the people of Bajana would like to thank the government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Youth and sports for making this trip possible.”

The executive says the move is in fulfillment of promises given by Bajana International Marathon Association to the general public to expose the best athletes that participate in the annual Bajana marathon in the country and sub-region.

Sona and her coach are expected to leave Banjul tomorrow Friday for Frankfurt, Germany where she will take part in the international marathon.