GFF to organize meeting to discuss FIFA, CAF Covid-19 relief funds on July 18

Jul 9, 2020, 12:36 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) will hold a meeting with football stakeholders on Sunday 18th July, to discuss and approve the FIFA and CAF Covid-19 relief funds.

FIFA announced each member association will get the fund as relief for the Covid-19 pandemic on football in its member nations. The money is categorised as grant to all member associations and part of it is allocated specifically to women’s football

In a letter sent out to teams, regional and allied associations, by the GFF states that the meeting will be held at the Football Hotel on Sunday 18th July 2020, and part of the meeting agenda is also to debate on the amendment to the 2020 budget.

The country’s football governing body (GFF) looks to receive D90 million from FIFA and CAF to help the football members and stakeholders live on the effect of the covid-19 pandemic.

According to Standard, most clubs owners and other stakeholders have reacted that they want the money received by GFF to be used to develop their structures, finance programmes and pay their players wages among other things.

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