Oct 19, 2020, 12:01 PM
Hawks Football Club will hold open trials for new players interested in joining its setup for the upcoming season on 22-23 November 2020 at Kanifing Estate Football Field.
The training kicked off on Monday 19 October, 2020 at the National Technical Training Center in Yundum with 30 Coaches drawn from the Male 1st (14) and Male 2nd (16) Division Leagues.
In his key note statement, GFF General Secretary Lamin M Jassey congratulated the participants for their selection to the training programme, while thanking the GFF Technical Department for the positive foresight in conducting “an important training of this such“.
He said under the Lamin Kaba Bajo led executive committee, upliftment and advancement of coaches is a core mandate which the GFF never shy away from.
“GFF will do everything possible to ensure that all necessary materials are provided for the success of your training because capacity building is key for the executive,” he noted.
Mr. Jassey reminded the coaches to strictly abide by the Covid-19 measures while anticipating for the restart of football in the country.
Technical director of Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Sang John Ndong said the training is meant to equip the local coaches with the guidelines to combat the Covid-19 virus.
He said the Covid-19 guidelines are prepared by the GFF and presented to the Ministry of Youth and Sports in consultation with the relevant government authorities for football to return. “But we have to follow the guidelines and the measures because football is here to stay.”
CAF certified instructors, Lamin Sambou (LS) and Alagie Sillah (Hon) are the course instructors assisted by GFF Youth and Grassroots manager, Ebrima Nyassi and Amat Cham.
The training will also involve both theory and practical sessions which runs until Friday 23 October, 2020.
Musa Juwara arrived in Italy in 2016 on a boat as an unaccompanied minor, and since then, a new family and football have changed his life.