Jan 6, 2016, 9:58 AM
Brufut is now part of the Gambia Football Association Nawettan centres and is eligible to participate in the super nawettan, the Gambia Football Association (GFA) has announced.
The move is part of the GFA drive to restructure and open up opportunities for greater promotion and participation in the national game.
“The GFA is pleased to announce that it has duly recognised and granted full status to the town of Brufut as a member of the Super Nawettan Zone with immediate effect, said Media Officer Bakary B. Baldeh.
In a letter addressed to the sports leaders and community of the town, one of the fast growing residential and commercial centres in the Western Region, the GFA praised the hard work of the community in developing football in the area and wish the new zone all the best in its strive to achieve sporting excellence.
Meanwhile, members of the Brufut Sports Committee, clubs and the general sports loving people of the new zone expressed immense delight and appreciation of the GFA’s decision.
“We shall endeavour to make maximum use of this prestigious opportunity to promote and further develop football in our area as part of the national programme to take Gambian sport to higher heights,’’ commented Ba S. Jabbie, a prominent sports administrator in Brufut.