Mar 5, 2010, 9:35 AM
Musa Koteh, president of the Gambia Weightlifting Association (GWA), has described his association’s recent trip to
Koteh, together with two athletes from the association in the persons of Seedy Jobe and Gibril Camara, a few days ago returned home after taking part in a weeklong Islamic Solidarity Weightlifting Championship held in
The two Gambian representatives made remarkable performances that impressed the organizers, according to Koteh, who headed the delegation to
Speaking to Pointsport in an interview with this reporter two days after returning to
“With the brilliant display of Seedy Jobe and Gibril in
Koteh said he is ready to raise the standard of weightlifting both at national and international stages and believes he has the international connection to meet his ambition for his young and aspiring athletes.
He is however aware of the fact that he needs the support of all and sundry in The Gambia in his quest to reach the highest athletics level someday.
Koteh, who involved actively in sport in 2009, used the platform to thank the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee for taking full responsibility for their travelling arrangements.
He also heaped praises on the National Sports Council for the council’s “support” towards their trip.