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Kabba presides over inaugural meeting of EMC

Jun 30, 2017, 2:40 PM

Following the creation of a new Stand out entity under the Gambia Football Federation, Events Management Committee (EMC), its inaugural meeting was held on Thursday 29th June at the Oasis Compartments in Kololi.

The GFF President Lamin Kabba Bajo who presided over the meeting first thanked and congratulated the members for accepting their appointments into the EMC.

“The creation of this structure emanated from the meeting of the Emergency Executive Committee with a need to form an adhoc committee to help the Organizing Committee in the areas of match finals, international matches and other logistical support to help our events and engagements in a successful manner.”

Mr Bajo said even though the OC’s composition is of a broad nature, it is however, constrained with logistical arrangements and ‘thus the need to form this stand out committee for the key areas in match finals and international competitions.

Committee chairman Willy Abraham thanked the GFF for the trust and confidence bestowed on him and his colleagues to be appointed into what he described ‘a family committee’.

He said the committee would convene another in house meeting to come up with a comprehensive proposal which would be submitted to the GFF for action relative to their TOR.

“We have to restructure for the betterment of our football. League finals have to be better organized and our international matches at home should also look standard”.

Both General Lang Tombong Tamba and Baa S. Jabbi expressed gratitude to the leadership of the GFF for entrusting them with such a responsibility and assured the GFF of their readiness to work in unison with all stakeholders for the successful staging and conduct of GFF match finals and international matches and any other assignment extended to them.

Vice Chairman of the Committee General Tamba told the GFF boss that “bringing the three of us together to work for football, i can tell you that you will not have any regrets”.

GFF General Secretary Abass Bah also congratulated the members for their new assignments and assured them of the Secretariat’s full support at all times.

“I have no doubt in your abilities and that you will work very well to achieving the desired objectives,” he said.

The committee’s first assignment would be the forth coming international friendly with Guinea Bissau slated for Saturday July 1st with a renewed call for a massive turnout to cheer up the Gambia Home Based Scorpions at the stadium.

Other members of the Committee also include Arret Njie Jah, Musa Ceesay, Captain Bintou Lowe and Oumie Bittaye.

The maiden meeting was also attended by GFF Finance Director Kemo Ceesay, Referee Manager Alh Adama Mbye, Protocol Officer Baboucarr Gaye, Competition Officer Baboucarr Jobe and Media Officer Bakary B Baldeh. Source: Gff.gm