Sep 4, 2012, 12:23 PM
As part of the July 22nd Anniversary celebrations, the Gambia Football Veterans will next week play host to their counterparts from the West African sub-region.
The football matches which will last from 20th-24th July, 2009, will engageformer international football stars and super-stars from Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia.
According to sources, the matches will be played on a knock-out basis, starting with the curtain-raiser between
According to official match scheduled, the finals will also take place at the Independence Stadium on Friday 24th July at 5pm.
The chief patron for the occasion is His Excellency Sheikh Professor, Dr Alhagie Yahya AJJ Jammeh. Other dignitaries have been invited to grace the final event and assist with the award of trophies, certificates and prizes.
It would be recalled that the
It could be recalled also that on basis of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed by all the parties in 2008 in Thies, Senegal, the sub-regional veterans movement has as one of its objectives the maintenance and promotion of sub-regional peace and integration.