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Modou Saidy: “Winner SJAG Photo-journalist of the Year”

Sep 19, 2012, 10:52 AM

Modou Saidy is winner of the SJAG photo-journalist of the year award. Born on 19 February 1980, Saidy is freelance photographer.

2011/12 achievements:

Saidy has covered both local and international matches for The Gambia in football and has also covered basketball, tennis and other sports disciplines in The Gambia.

Previous Achievements:

Saidy has also served as treasurer at the Gambia Association of Professional Photographer, member of the Sports Journalists Association of The Gambia. He has also participated in different sports disciplines since he started photography in 2002. He covered Gambia and Senegal game in 2003 both home and away.

In 2005 he covered the African U-17 tournament in Banjul, and was selected the same year to attend the World Cup in Peru, South America.

Saidy also covered the U-17 qualifying round in Senegal in 2007, as well as the Gambia/Senegal qualifiers in 2009 both home and away.