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Staford crowned champions of Gambia Methodist Academy inter-house sport

Mar 3, 2016, 10:12 AM

Staford (Red) House were on Friday 26 February 2016 crowned champions of the Gambia Methodist Academy 2015-2016 inter-house competition.

Staford secured 330 points in the inter-house competition and also dominated the marathon event with Zang Louis M. Jatta of the house taking first position in the male category.

Modou Lamin Sanneh also of Staford house took second place.

In the ladies category, Adama Busari also of Staford house emerged first position and Ramatoulie Wadda of Pratt (Blue) House finished second position.

The inter-house, held at Serrekunda West Mini Stadium, saw Pratt (Blue) house take second position with 239 points.

Clarke (Yellow) House occupied third place with 234 points, whilst Roach (Green) House finished fourth position with 83 points.

Staford house were awarded a price of fifteen pieces of dressed chickens as winners of the Empas Marathon Race.

Second place holder received ten pieces of dressed chickens while third place received five pieces of dressed chickens.

The inter-house competition was graced by the School Principal, Mrs Hannah Harding, Board Chairman Mr Samuel Davies, teachers and students.

Meanwhile, Pratt house came out winners of the 20th anniversary of the school football tournament recently held at the school football field, after defeating Staford house by a goal to nil in the male category final.

In the female category, Pratt house hammered Staford house 5-1 to lift the trophy.

In another development, the school Red Cross members were trained by the Gambia Red Cross Society KMC Branch on FirstAid.

Twenty-five volunteers from the school Red Cross team provided coverage for the inter-house competition.

The Gambia Methodist Academy UNESCO club was also on 20 February 2016 trained by UNESCO Headquarters officials.

The Gambia Methodist Academy UNESCO Red Cross Alliance also has a Peace Garden at the school, which is coordinated by Mr Mohamed Thaimu Kamara.