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WCR Football Association visits WCR Governor, stakeholders

Sep 10, 2013, 10:57 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

West Coast Region Football Association (WCRFA) recently paid a courtesy call on the governor of West Coast Region Lamin Sanneh and stakeholders in the region.

Speaking at the Child Fund the Gambia office in Kalagi village in the Foni Jarrol District, the first vice president of West Coast Region FA, Modou Camara, said the association was elected into office on 9 June 2013 to monitor, develop and promote football in the region, adding that the association had visited Bijilo, Faraba and Brikama as well as the governor of West Coast Region, Lamin Sanneh.

Camara stated that the association had acquired a piece of land for their secretariat and were searching for funds to develop it.

He therefore seized the opportunity to appeal to stakeholders to come to their aid to develop the land.

Alsanna Jarjue, Child and Youth officer of Child Fund International The Gambia in Kalagi village in the Foni Jarrol District, said they support children between 15 and 24 years of age but it is going very difficult for them to invest on construction because they have been encountering a lot of difficulties in recent years.

Ebou Sowe, Federation Manger of Child Fund Din Ding Bantaba in Sibanor village, said the doors of the federation, which is a tool that aids people to realize their objectives, are opened to all and sundry.

Ismaila Badjie, Officer of Din Ding Bantaba, said he wants to be a partner to the WCRFA and expressed hope that both sides would complement each other in their quest to realize their dreams and aspirations.

Badjie revealed that forums of this nature will help Din Ding Bantaba and the WCRFA to be partners to contributing to the development of children and youth in the region.

Chairman of technical committee of the WCRFA, Lamin Darboe, alias Darboe C, said the association wants to start with capacity building at the grassroots level, adding that the courtesy call was meant to know the existence of the association and how it is executing its responsibility for football matters in the region.