Jan 30, 2015, 10:21 AM
West Coast Region Sports Committee (WCRSC) on Sunday visited Sifoe Sports Committee, Gunjur Sports Committee and Sanyang Sports Committee to promote and develop sport in Kombo South.
Speaking at the meeting held in Sifoe, Gunjur and Sanyang, the treasurer of the WCRSC, Abdou Karim Sey, said their visit to the three sports committees in Kombo South was to foster unity and understanding among the villages in Kombo as well as to promote and develop sports in the region.
He urged the villages in the district to work hand in glove to take football to higher heights in the region. He therefore expressed their readiness to give a helping hand to Kombo District Sports Committee whenever the need arises.
Faburama Darboe, first-vice president of Gunjur Sports Committee, said they have no problems with Sanyang and are free to play their final game against Sifoe, adding that Gunjur Sports Committee has a cordial relationship with Sanyang Sports Committee and that “good relationship will continue in years to come”.
Abdou Janneh, secretary general of Gunjur Sports Committee, said a lot of Sanyang’s players ply their trade with teams in Gunjur Nawetan, adding that majority of them also want to leave Gunjur Nawetan to ply their trade in Brikama Nawetan.
According to Janneh, there are lots of players from other villages who were featured for the Gunjur zonal team and majority of them have got opportunities to play for divisional teams and cadet teams such as U-17 and U-20 teams.
The chairman of Sanyang Village Development Committee, Kebba Bojang, thanked the WCRSC for their timely visit to Sanyang, adding that their visit would go a long way in unearthing the constraints and trying to bring solutions to those constraints.
Alkalo of Sanyang, Jabero Jabang, applauded the WCRSC for their timely visit to Sanyang, saying the visit would cement the good relationship that exists between villages in Kombo South.
Other speakers on the occasion included Babun Fatty, chairman of Kombo Central District Sports Committee, and Buba Bada Bojang, chairman of Kombo South District Sports Committee. Both expressed similar sentiments.