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Inter-school athletics championship begins today

Mar 13, 2020, 2:56 PM | Article By: Lamin Gibba

The 2020 Gambia Teachers Cooperative Credit Union (GTCCU) sponsored Gambia Secondary School Sports Association (GSSSA) inter-school athletics competition is set to begin today, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

The annual championship will bring together Upper and Senior Secondary Schools across the country to participate in various events.

Chairman of Gambia Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) Ousman Kebbeh said the annual competition will bring together over 900 athletes from70 schools both Upper and Senior Secondary School across the country.

He thanked Gambia Teachers Union Cooperative Credit Union (GTUCCU) for bankrolling the championship, noting that without their intervention it would be very difficult for them to stage the competition annually.

Alieu Y. Cham, chairman of competition said athletics qualifier rules will be followed perfectly.

Meanwhile, the organizing committee of competition revealed the ticket prize for championship recently; VIP is pegged at D100 covered pavilion D50 uncovered pavilion D30.