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GCA president returns home after conducting courses in Sierra Leone

Sep 8, 2015, 9:47 AM

The president of Gambia Cricket Association (GCA), Dr Johnny Gomez, has returned home from Sierra Leone, where he conducted a series of cricket courses for the Sierra Leonean Cricket Association.

A press release issued by the association said Dr Gomez was in Freetown under the patronage of ICC/ACA Africa.

During the course in Sierra Leone, 45 participants took part in the different levels of courses conducted by Mr Gomez. He conducted a daylong elementary coaching course, a 3-day Level C umpiring course, and a 3-day Level 1 course.

Meanwhile, the cricket association announced that it will host the first-ever North West Africa Female Cricket Competition in The Gambia slated for late October to first week of November, 2015.

Countries to participate in the competition include Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Mali, Morocco and The Gambia.

In order to prepare for hosting the event, the association said it will organise a fundraising gala dinner, with an awards night, with the famous Jaliba Kuyateh and the Kumareh Band, and the Janta Bi Band.

The programme is scheduled to place on 2 October 2015 at Kairaba Beach Hotel, commencing at 7pm.

Tickets prices for the gala are as follows: Gold table D40,000, Silver D30,000, Bronze D25,000 while individual tickets are at D1,000.