PS Sanyang says Umbro partnership seeks to support Gambia’s sports

Apr 8, 2022, 1:03 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS), Saikou K. Sanyang has said that his ministry’s agreement with Umbro, a top English sports equipment manufacturing company, seeks to support sport in The Gambia through training of trainers and the provision of technology, equipment, administrative, technical and digital.

PS Sanyang was speaking on Wednesday during the signing ceremony of his ministry and Umbro brand at MoYS office.

“The agreement is testament of the commonalities that unify our organisations and genuine passion for football and sport as a whole,” Sanyang added.

“The ministry will continue the leadership and coordination role for the provision of funds to all national sporting events and will also endeavuor to provide the needed infrastructure and prerequisite sport equipment to teams across the country,” he added.

Tijan Jaiteh, Gambia’s Goodwill Sports ambassador, who spoke on behalf of Umbro South Africa country rep, Nicole Marcus, said: “We are excited to continue this work in The Gambia in partnership with MoYS and will endeavour to maximise The Gambia’s incredible sporting potential through the exploration of opportunities to further develop the sports business in a holistic and comprehensive manner.”

“With nearly a century of experience in the sports industry, Umbro has developed a culture of excellence that has allowed us to work across the African continent and become a credible supporter of the African sporting landscape.”

Meanwhile, Umbro is partnering with over 120 teams around the world.

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