Sep 21, 2020, 12:40 PM
Scorpions’ attackers Assan Ceesay (FC Zurich) and Ablie Jallow (RFC Seraing) provided assists during their European club’s league matches played on Saturday.
The synergy was aimed at enhancing the capacity of football managers towards the attainment of professionalising the national league.
The closing ceremony was held at the home of Gambian football, the National Technical Training Centre (NTTC) in Old Yundum, in the form of a press conference.
Lamin Kaba Bajo, President of The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) expressed delight with participants commitment, describing the workshop as intensive.
He thanked UEFA and CAF for the partnership and commended instructors for traveling to The Gambia to conduct the program despite the travel challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“The Federation is committed to working closely with the respective stakeholders and be rest assured that the momentum will continue,” Mr Bajo remarked.
He reaffirmed that the knowledge gained would be put into good use as part of the Federation’s desire of turning the domestic league from amateur to professional.
Eva Pasquier, head of UEFA Assist Program, said she was impressed with the performance of participants during the period.
She thanked the Federation and clubs for taking their time to commit themselves to such a development, while expressing optimism in its implementation and success.
Bai Malleh Wadda, an iconic Gambian footballer and current Coach of Real de Banjul thanked The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) and UEFA for the opportunity.
He challenged participants to make best use of the training and work towards the implementation of the knowledge gained.
At the end of the seminar, GFF’s Competitions Manager Modou Jagne was appointed by GFF President as the Club Liaison Manager to supervise the actualization of the new vision conceived by Football House.
The minister of Youth and Sports, Bakary Y. Badjie on Friday laid the foundation stone of a mini-stadium worth D6,825000 (six million eight hundred and twenty-five thousand dalasis) in Kafuta village, Kombo East District, West Coast Region.
Scorpions’ winger Modou Barrow guided his Korean side Jeonbuk to a perfect start of their K League title defence after scoring a wonderful goal during Jeonbuk 2-0 home win over FC Seoul during their opening match of the league season played at the Jeonju World Cup Stadium on Saturday.
The 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation Division One League will produce exhilarating and exciting clash today, Friday at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.