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Gough Foundation to honour late Ousainou Njie, Bye Malleh Wadda

May 18, 2011, 3:43 PM | Article By: Isatou Dumbuya

The Father Gough Sports Foundation will be dedicating two of its new stands to Ousainou Njie and Bye Malleh Wadda at the Father Gough Sports Complex on Sunday, 22 May 2011 in Manjai.

Assan Salieu Cham of Gough Foundation has informed Pointsport that these two personalities have contributed tremendously to the development of sports in The Gambia. 

Ousainou Njie, (Deceased) was the former Managing Director of Gambia Commercial and Development Bank, patron to all Gambian sports and the owner of Hawks F.C: one of the biggest football housesin The Gambia.

Bye Malleh Wadda, inarguably the greatest Gambian athlete ever, represented The Gambia Internationally in six different sports: football, basketball, tennis, athletics, volleyball and rugby.

Their tremendous efforts and contributions towards nation-building and sports have earned them this prestigious dedication.