Mar 25, 2021, 12:01 PM
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) women’s league one will enters week-two this weekend with interesting and exciting fixtures.
The opening of the tournament played at the Batakunkung football field, featured Central FC and Black Scorpions. The game ended 3-2 in favuor of Black Scorpions.
The winning side (Black Scorpions) scored their goals through Abdoulie Cole’s brace in the 27th and 61th minutes respectively while Malang Jasseh scored the third goal in the 50 minute.
Almami Jobarteh and Mam Demba scored for the losing team in the 35th minute and stoppage time of the second half.
Speaking to Pointsports, Hon. Kebba K. Barrow said he has been supporting youth and sports development in the country for over 30 years. He added that this is since when he was manager of one of the most progressive youth football team called “Dabanany FC”. He also said that the club produced some of the most outstanding players in the country such as Abdoulie Star Janneh, Foday Jabang and Adu Boy Chenpez, among others.
He further said that he was also part of West Coast Region Football Committee as well as served as the first national youth executive members of the Republic of The Gambia.
He stated that he was passionate about football, noting that after being elected as NAM, his target was to spend D250,000 during his 5 years’ tenure in the National Assembly on sports. He added that he has now gone beyond his target.
“The first trophies I sponsored were in Jambur in 2017 and 2018, then in Gunjur in 2019,” he disclosed, adding that he had also sponsored a football tournament in Farato at the tone of over D60, 000.
“In 2019 I supported all teams in Kombo South with an amount of D115,000,” he said further.
Gambian striker, Musa Juwara has signed a loan deal for Portugal side, Boavista from Italian Side Bologna with an option to buy permanently around 7.5 million euros at the end of the season, according to the Portuguese football league club.
Scorpions and Bologna forwarder, Musa Barrow has dedicated his goal against Sampdoria to his grandmother and victim of coronavirus after his Bologna side beat Sampdoria 2-1 in the week twenty-eight fixtures of the Italian Serie A, played at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris on Sunday.
The National Inter-departmental Sports Association (NISA), a sports body comprising major establishments in the country, is inviting interested companies and institutions wishing to participate in its 2021 championship to register with the body.