Jun 9, 2008, 5:32 AM
The newly introduced Gambia Softball Association in the country in collaboration with the International Softball Federation on Wednesday at the
In her welcoming remarks, the president of the Gambia Softball Association Beatrice Allen said the forum is of fundamental importance since it brought together interested men and women including the press in order to map out ways and means to introduce the game to various parts of the country and expressed hope that it would not only stop in Banjul.
She stressed the need for collaborative efforts in order to help, encourage and promote softball in The Gambia.
Beatrice Allen further described softball as a very interesting game and therefore challenged her colleagues to work-hand-in-glove to help expand the game in all parts of the country, including schools.
Don Porter, President of the International Softball Federation, who chaired the forum, spoke at length on the numerous benefits softball could bring to the development of any country and
Don Porter further seized the opportunity to thank the
President Don Poter also recalled the day when