Dec 16, 2011, 1:58 PM
Sports Committee are soliciting support from the private sector, parastatals,
donors, and philanthropists for Brikama United’s participation in the 2017 CAF
Confederation Cup, through a fund-raising campaign.
The campaign is meant to raise enough funds for Brikama United’s participation in the continent’s second football clubs competition.
Brikama United are set to represent The Gambia in the competition after lifting the 2016 Gambia Football Federation FF Cup title following their 1-0 win over rivals Bombada in the final game played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, on 5 June 2016.
Courtesy of striker Sainey Bojang’s lone strike in the second half to earn Sateyba boys their first-ever FF Cup title since the formation of the Brikama-based outfit in 2003, by the then president of Brikama Sports Committee Lamin King Colley.
As part of their drive to raise enough funds for the team’s participation in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup, Brikama Sports Committee recently launched the team’s fund-raising campaign to CAF Confederation Cup at the Brikama Box Mini Stadium.
Brikama Sports Committee are therefore seeking support from the private sector, donors, parastatals and philanthropists to enable them raise enough funds for Brikama United’s participation in the 2017 CAF competition.
Brikama United made their debut in the CAF Champions league in 2012 after clinching the 2010-2011 division one league title under the guidance of coach Essa Sambou, but were eliminated in the second round by the then African champions Esperance of Tunisia.