May 7, 2020, 12:34 PM
Haruna Njie alias Zala is a rising star in Gunjur football following his stunning performance for Red Star Family Football Club in the coastal town’s wet season biggest football fiesta last season.
The two diplomats discussed series of sport infrastructure development initiatives supported by Ambassador Jaiteh for the development of youth in The Gambia.
Ambassador Jaiteh called the attention of the IMF Office in The Gambia on the role that Sport can play in shaping the future of youth and help reduce their exposure to irregular immigration. He also discussed his various charitable actions to support local communities in The Gambia.
According to Ambassador Jaiteh, the meeting was fruitful with discussions centered on how to improve and gather support for the development of a training sport complex for youth who want to have a career in sport.
Mr. Barry welcomed Mr. Jaiteh’s visit. He explained how IMF is supporting The Gambia particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic and underscored the importance of youth development in addressing the economic challenges facing The Gambia particularly unemployment and poverty.
Since President Barrow accorded Tijan Jaiteh as Goodwill Sport Ambassador, he has achieved series of milestones in sports.
Jam City and PSV Wellingara are currently leading Division One League promotion race following their stunning start to the 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division Two League campaign.
Gambian teenage striker, Ebrima Darboe scored his first goal for his Italian side, Roma U-19 team during their 3-2 away win over Fiorentina in their week-three fixtures of the Campionato Primavera 1 played at the Stadio Artemio Franchi on Sunday.
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Women’s League Division One rescheduled, with week-four matches set for this weekend following the Ramadan break with mouth-watering clashes.