Nov 9, 2011, 11:31 AM
an inclusive interview with Pointsports, the founding father of Karate in The
Gambia, Sensei Muhammed, said that when he finished his schooling he traveled
that in 1985 he represented The Gambia in
He further stated that in 1970 he represented The Gambia in the African Karate Championship and he also won black belt.
For hispart, the executive secretary National Sports Council, Mr. Alieu Cham, hailed Sensei Muhammed Kabba for his valuable contribution to the development of Karate in The Gambia and he urged them to keep up the challenge.
that Karate was a populargame in
A box full
of Karate materials was presented to the President of the Gambia Shotokan
Karate-Do International Association (Master Muhammed Kaba Musa) by the
executive secretary Mr. Alieu Cham.
This gift was donated by the Sports Masters Athletics International in Australia (SMAI), through their sole agent in The Gambia Yorro Njie of Ezy-E Sports International.
Yorro promised that this is just a tip of the iceberg and his partners will not only stand to help Karate, but other martial arts disciplines in The Gambia. The gift came at a right time and the Materials will be put to good used.
The championship ended in a joyous mood and Pateh Jobe the national champion retained his title by winning both the + 60 Kumite and the open Kumite categories. He came third in the Kata.
Ndela Manjang, the daughter of the vice-president of The Gambia SKI Association, won the female Kata and Ablie Secka won the Kids Kata.