Oct 23, 2008, 6:27 AM
As part of her contributions toward the development of grassroots football in The Gambia, British philanthropist Jilly Havier on Sunday donated three sets of jerseys and one ball to Young Farmers FC of Gunjur.
Speaking at presentation ceremony held in Gunjur, head coach of Young Farmers FC, Saikou Omar Bojang, hailed Jilly for her valuable contribution to the development of football in Gunjur particularly at grassroots level of football.
He assured the donors that the items would be put to proper use. He assured them that the gesture would go a long way in improving, developing and promoting football in Gunjur.
For her part, Jilly Havier expressed her willingness to support football at the grassroots level in Gunjur and she urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the donated items.
She informed those present that she started supporting the team in 2007. She further advised them to take football seriously as a possible career.