Yakarr Football Academy launched

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Yakarr Women Football Academy of Sifoe village Kombo South district was over the weekend launched at siffoe football field ground.

 Prominent football enthusiasts from across the country graced the ceremony; including The Gambia Football Federation Women football coordinator Sainey Sissohore, Women Scorpions team captain Penda Bah, Sulayman Kuyateh, head coach of Gamtel, Immigration coach and Manga Jarju head coach Abuko United women team.

 Speaking at the launching, founder and manager of the Academy Adama Jarju it was her passion and love for the game that motivated her to form the Academy for the people of Siffoe and Kombo south. She added that the Academy was also established to develop women football at grass-root level.

  Ms. Jarju lauded the women’s football coordinator and the Gambia Football Federation for their support and encouragement.

 Sainey Sissohore, a women football coordinator said she was impressed with the performance of the Academy players. She revealed that the GFF door is open to Adama Jarju and her team when they need support from football house. 

Author: Lamin Gibba