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Rush Soccer Academy donates to BZSC

Sep 20, 2011, 1:28 PM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Rush Soccer Academy of The Gambia through Kemo Ceesay, chief executive officer of the academy, on Sunday presented football gears to the Bakau Zonal Sports committee designed to support the advancement of football in the area.

The presentation ceremony held during the 20011/12 Bakau Zonal Sports Committee’s organized Super cup finals have witnessed the donation of two quality footballs by Rush Soccer Academy to the committee, with an additional donation of two crates of can drinks purposely for the super cup final, which was immediately distributed among the football watchers who were in attendance.

The development forms part of the long standing relationship that continued to exist between Rush Soccer Academy and the Bakau Zonal Sports Committee who were appreciative of the gesture.

The CEO of Rush Soccer Academy, Kemo Ceesay said the ideal behind such a move is to foster or strengthen the jovial relations the two parties have enjoyed and continue to enjoy for sometime.

He promised that more support of this kind is in the pipeline, while commending the efforts of his technical staff at the Rush Soccer, notably the technical director Abdoulie Bojang for their services to such worthy endeavors.

Abdoulie Bangura, president of Bakau Zonal sports committee who was in attendance to receive the materials, on behalf of his committee heaped praises on Rush Soccer Academy for what he referred to as their commitment to the advancement and promotion of football in The Gambia.

Bangura said, “there is mutual understanding between Rush Soccer and Bakau Zonal Sports Committee which all started when officials of Rush Soccer Academy requested for the use of the Bakau Mini Stadium and they were giving the greenlight to train there by the committee.”

“Since then the relationship between us (BZSC) and Rush Soccer has grown from strength to strength, and the presentation of these materials today clearly indicates that the relationship is cordial, Bangura who thank Rush Soccer for the support, told reporters shortly after the presentation ceremony.