Apr 30, 2020, 2:46 PM
Coronavirus outbreak in The Gambia has spoiled the 2020 May Day Sports event. The annual occasion which observed 1 May of every year is cancelled this year as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
The Gambia, who is yet to qualify for any major FIFA or CAF competition at senior level, has only one stadium with six mini-stadiums across the country.
The country’s mini-stadiums are in pretty bad shape and lawmakers on Wednesday invited the sports minister to shed light on any plan to fix the dilapidated stadium.
According to him, his ministry is in consultation with relevant ministries had developed a plan to engage partners for construction and refurbishment of the said facility and the construction of new facilities. “Gambia Football Federation is also in consultation with Fifa in financing a 60,000 capacity stadium in the West Coast Region,” said Hadrammeh Sidibeh.
Gambian striker Assan Ceesay’s Osnabruck on Saturday slipped 2-0 at home to Bochum in the 2019-2020 German Second Division League.
Head coach of Brikama United Football Club, Modou Lamin Nyassi alias Chally, through his United Kingdom (UK) partners Maria Phippen, Carla, and Dylan, recently donated food items to Penyem, Busura, Manduwar and Brikama, worth D84, 120.
Gambian striker Assan Ceesay’s Osnabruck team is fighting for survival in the 2019-2020 Germany Second Division League following their woeful performance in the league campaign.
Gambia Cricket Association (GCA) has urged all clubs that failed to meet the registration deadline for the 2020 season to ensure that they regularize their registration on or before the extended date of Monday 22 June 2020.
Gambian striker Bakery Jatta’s Hamburg Football Club hopes of returning to the German Bundersliga next season is in doubt after slipping away to Heidenheim 2-1 in the country’s second tier fixture played on Sunday.
Gambian striker Bakery Jatta’s Hamburg Football Club has missed promotion to the German Bundersliga after finishing fourth-place in the country’s second tier standing with 54 points.