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Gambia Cricket Association holds congress

Aug 29, 2016, 10:18 AM

The Gambia Cricket Association on 26 August 2016 held its congress at the July 22nd Square Hall in Banjul in which 74 registered members were present.

Johnny Gomez, who was re-elected president of the association, has an executive that include: Mbye Dumbuya as vice president, Wilfred R. Riley secretary general, Ebrima Darboe assistant secretary and Malamin Fofana treasurer.

Pascal Mendy in deputising the Executive Director of the National Sports Council, congratulated the elected members.

The president of the association is mandated to appoint five members to be part of the board, according to the association’s constitution and as such he appointed the following in various capacities: Madam Kumba-Njie was appointed to represent the female players and National Sports Council; Peter Campbell the male players; Jamiyu Falano the coaches and match officials; Yerro Sowe the schools and teachers; and Sainey Badjie the regions.

Hagie Drammeh and Baboucarr Camara were also appointed as public relations officers of the association.

Mr Loum from Ebbeh Gi was co-opted to represent the association as desk officer for Serekunda East, Madam Isatou Drammeh desk officer for Serekunda West, Mr Andreh Jarju desk officer for Banjul and Ismaila Tamba desk officer for Bakau.

The president, in his brief remarks, welcomed the new board and urged them to rise up to their various tasks as a new wind of development is blowing, and everybody’s effort is needed.