Jun 10, 2020, 1:17 PM
Gambian international striker Assan Ceesay’s Osnabruck shared the spoils with Stuttgart in the 2019-2020 German Second Division League following a goalless draw in a tightly-contested match played on Sunday.
The staggering was delivered to the Ministry of Health through the GFF President Lamin Kaba Bajo and the minister of Youth of Sports Hadrammeh Sidibeh.
Speaking during the handing over, Lamin Kabba Bajo said the donation was Omar Colley’s personal contribution towards the fight against the spread of coronavirus in the country.
“GFF is also playing its utmost role in the collective campaign hence we have also released videos in form of sensitisation against covid-19,” he said.
The GFF leader thanked Omar Colley for his foresight and contribution towards the fight in against the pandemic, while urging other people to emulate Omar Colley and others.
Hadrammeh Sidibeh, minister of Youth and Sports, thanked the Sampdoria defender for contributing his quota in the fight against coronavirus. He said that government is very committed to sports development and is serious in investing in both youth and sports.
Fanta Baye Secka, deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Health, said covid-19 pandemic is real and a serious global threat and thus urged the public to take preventive measures.
“We thank Omar Colley for showing leadership that is expected of him and also for contributing as a Gambian, because we should all take responsibility and play our own part by protecting ourselves,” she said.
Gunjur Ward Councilor, Momodou Charreh Jibba has written to The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) asking them to explain the delay in the construction of Gunjur Mini Stadium project.
Gambian defender Omar Colley’s Sampdoria Football Club is striving to survival in the Italian Serie A for another season after sitting one place above the demotion zone in the country’s premier league standings with 26 points.
The Sports Journalists Association of The Gambia (SJAG) joins the world in celebrating the International Sports Journalists Day, celebrated on 2nd July, annually.
Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and European Union (EU), Tuesday launched a project to support Gambian wrestling at a ceremony held at GCCI office.
Gambians both in and outside the country have paid tribute to fallen football administrator, the late Alh. O.B. Conateh who died on Saturday and laid to rest on Sunday at the Jeshwang Cemetery.