Dec 23, 2011, 1:00 PM
South District Sports Committee on Sunday held dialogue with Gunjur Sports
Committee after two-thirds of sixteen clubs signed petition for the committee
to step down at the Gunjur Day Care Centre.
Buba Bada Bojang, chairman of Kombo South District Sports Committee, congratulated Gunjur for clinching their first-ever super Nawettan after beating Banjul 2-1in the final.
He said the dialogue with Gunjur Sports Committee was centred on the petition written and signed by thirteen affiliated clubs, which was why they urged the committee to step down
Bojang pointed out that the district Sports committee made some findings, adding that he was not looking for a position in the committee nor witch-hunting anyone.
Bojang added that he personally wanted the committee to continue but two-thirds of affiliated clubs wanted the committee to step down.
For his part, Momodou Charreh Jibba, first-vice president of Gunjur Sports Committee, welcomed Kombo South District Sports Committee to a dialogue meeting, saying they had received a letter from Kombo South District Sports Committee to prepare final reports. They called extraordinary congress after receiving the petition from two-thirds of affiliated clubs that wanted the committee to step down because they were not competent to run sports in Gunjur.
Jibba stated that Kombo South District Sports Committee did not have the power to dissolve Gunjur Sports Committee, adding that Gunjur is a major nawettan zone recognised by the Gambia Football Federation.
Alieu Darboe alias Jatto, first-vice president of Gunjur Sports Committee, who also represented Gunjur veteran players, said they “know what is going on and will try to meet the clubs responsible” for the petition in order to solve the problem and move ahead.