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Maiden May Day sports was absolutely successful - says NSC Chairman Gomez

Mar 24, 2017, 11:45 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

National Sports Council’s chairman George Gomez has said the first edition of the annual May Day Sports in 1991 was successful.

Mr Gomez made this statement while speaking to reporters yesterday at a press briefing held at the Independence Board Room in Bakau.

Gomez stated that ten institutions took part in the first edition and each paid D500 for registration.

He also stated that the ambiance in the first edition was “absolutely fantastic”, adding that they did realise D70,000 after the events in the first edition.

He further revealed that May Day Sports make the population fit and reduce health bills and also foster friendship among workers.

According to Gomez, the first edition of May Day Sports was “successful and the atmosphere was great”, adding that the future of May Day Sports is bright.