May 22, 2012, 1:40 PM
The Late Ebou Jammeh FC and Gloucester United and others got off to a slow start in this year’s Banjul Sports Committee’s organized summer championship otherwise called Naweetan, which have seen them succumbed to defeats in their respective matches, as the competition kicked off in fashion.
Accoridng to information gathered by Pointsport from Ebou Faye, secretary general of the Banjul Sports Committee, the later have shown in their last games a total lack of team spirit, which led to them to losing their matches, as a result.
The encounter, Pointsport has learned, also resulted in bitter quarrels and fighting among team officials and their players, notably Gloucester United, which officials have described as something against the tenets of discipline, lack of leadership and team spirit. The secretary general who was really worried and concerned by such actions, called on other participating teams to learn from the experience of these two teams, and to always work so as to maintain a very vibrant team spirit which is one of the signs of success. Meanwhile, the BSC has issued this statement.
The violence conducted by Pa Omar Nyang of Junction Bi Boys by deliberately endangering the life of an opposing player was unacceptable, unpleasant and in breach of all rules governing Nawetaan. As a senior player for his Naweetan team, Nyang failed to manifest the leadership expected of him. His action does not deserve to be part of the
All teams are reminded that the registration of players is closed until the end of the first round, when teams will have the opportunity to register again and register an extra five players. There is no need to enquire from the Committee about registering players as no team will be allowed to register until the end of the first round. All teams were allow twenty five players and they should manage with the registered players from now on.
The Banjul Sports Committee warns all teams that they must ensure that their charms are applied outside the grounds, which should not interfere with the commencement of matches. Teams have enough time to do whatever they want outside, but not to apply any substance on the grounds. Also,
“The incident that occurred between
“As of now, a fine will be imposed on any team that causes the delay in the commencement of matches,” the message from the committee clearly indicated.