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Football Gambia team delegates to arrive In Banjul

Jan 19, 2011, 12:55 PM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Delegates from the UK charitable organization called Football Gambia will arrive in Banjul ahead of what promises to produce an exciting moment of a series of activities.

The eagerly anticipated activities of Football Gambia, scheduled to take centre stage on Friday, will witness a series of programmes that include mixed programme consisting of community involvement activities and football coaching course.

The country director of Football Gambia, Yaya Manneh, has told Pointsport that all the participating zones are expected to send in 35 youth coaches or academy coaches for the course. He said the participants will be certified with Football Gambia’s level 1 certificate at the end of the programme.

Among those to arrive in Banjul ahead of the big event are the founder of Football Gambia, Ian Stapleton, who is also expected to take part in the event.

Scouse, a UEFa A licence holder in coaching, will be conducting the Football Gambia level 1 coaching course, which will involve over 70 to 80 Gambian youth coaches.

The first session will take place from 24 to 25 January 2011 at the West Coast Region.

It is expected to be followed by another session due to take place on 26 and 27 January at the Serrekunda East.