May 15, 2009, 7:19 AM
Japanese Embassy in Senegal through its government yesterday donated sports
equipment to the Independence Stadium, Serrekunda East, and Marina
The donated items included handball posts, nets, basketball posts, nets, field items and other sports necessities.
Receiving the donated items, Alhagie Dodou Capi Joof, the president of The Gambia National Olympic Committee, lauded the Japanese government and the Japanese Olympic Committee for donating the materials to The Gambia.
Abdoulie Jallow, Secretary General of GNOC, said the Japanese government had been supporting The Gambia in the recent years.
Jallow thanked the Japanese government and Japan Olympic Committee for providing The Gambia with the sports items.