May 22, 2020, 1:09 PM
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has declared the country’s National League null and void after the extension of the State of Public Emergency by Gambian President amid coronavirus pandemic.
According to the management, the money is aimed at assisting the players and officials after receiving financial support from Gambia Football Federation (GFF) through the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Covid-19 relief fund.
Head coach, Omar Cham thanked The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) for supporting his team through FIFA Covid -19 Relief fund. He said the players and officials were very happy receiving support from the team’s management while urging the players to show their monies to their parents.
He revealed that the support will strengthen the good relationship that exists between the club management and players parents.
Captain, Kaddy Malack spoking on behalf of players expressed delight with the generosity.
She said the gesture came at the right time while urging other teams to emulate Abuko United by supporting their players with cash.
Gambian striker, Pa Amat Dibba has scored for his Turkish club Adana Demirspor, during their 4-2 home win over Giresunspor in their week thirty fixtures of the Turkish 1 Lig (Second Division league) played at the 5 Ocak Fatih Terim stadium on Saturday.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports over the weekend concluded a three-day tour of proposed sporting facilities project sites in rural Gambia.
Coronavirus spate is rupturing Gambia league competitions, regional third division league championships and other football related activities since the declaration of state of public emergency and banning of gatherings due to the deadly virus.
Scorpions’ vice-captain, Omar Colley on Friday donated D500, 000 to Gambia government as part of his contribution in the fight against the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
Sheikh Sarr is a young Gambian coaching a Swedish Under 16 category team, Forssa BK. Now residing in Sweden, Sheikh is a passionate football fan who has spent almost his entire life on the sport.
Scorpions coach Tom Saintfiet said it was a huge risk for Gambian players who are plying their trades in Europe to participate in this forthcoming African Cup of Nations qualifier following the coronavirus outbreak on the continent.