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Deaf Scorpions solicit help to partake in Deaf World Cup qualifiers

May 20, 2015, 1:06 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The Gambia National Deaf Scorpions are seeking support from the government, members of the private sector, donors, and philanthropists to support them to participate in the 2015 African Deaf Championship qualifiers set to run from 9 to 20 July 2015.

The Deaf World Cup is slated for 2016 in Italy.

In light of the upcoming event, the National Deaf Scorpions’ authorities are preparing for their participation in the tournament but would need the assistance of their favorable and respectable stakeholder institutions, the government and individuals who could support them.

“Our hopes and expectations are especially on Gambia Football Federation (GFF), the Ministry of Youth and Sports through the National Sports Council, the Office of the President through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the Gambia National Olympics Committee (GNOC),” a statement by deaf national team said, adding that officials of the team could be reached on (220) 77 28 0 92.

The Gambia Deaf Scorpions have been paired with host nation Cote d’Ivoire, Algeria and Libya in group A.