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Six Gambian tennis players set for ITF Tennis Championship

Jul 6, 2010, 2:24 PM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Six players from the Gambia Lawn Tennis Association namely Buba Jawara, Buba Drammeh, Dawda Kuyateh, Fabakary Drammeh along with two other female stars: Mariatu Jammeh and Lala Sallah are looking set to participate in the upcoming International Tennis Federation\CAT championship in Dakar.

The tournament is billed from16th-30th July, according to Lamin Drammeh, the Head Coach of the beginners of the Gambia Lawn Tennis Association.

The championship, Drammeh went on, is expected to bring together participants from the Western and Central Africa for two weeks, and is also understood to involve an impressive total of 20 countries.

The six players that are selected to represent the country in the highly-anticipated tennis championship has since last month begun an intensive preparatory programme, ahead of the Dakar championship.

The association’s participation came at a time when it received invitation from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Friday 7th May 2010, Pointsport was reliably informed.