Apr 16, 2020, 2:46 PM
Gunjur Athletics Academy (GAA) is currently active in training despite coronavirus epidemic in The Gambia.
The Bakau giant killers won one league title in the 2012-2013 season and few FF cup crowns.
They are currently playing their trade in the country’s second tier since their demotion from the top flight season before last.
Biko, as they are mostly called, are occupying second-place from bottom in the 2019-2020 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Second Division league standings with 10 points after fifteen league outings.
They have produced several players for different categories of Gambia national teams such as Abdoulie Bojang, Paring Jammeh, Lamin Jammeh, Kebba Bojang, Assan Camara, Babucarr Jammeh, Lamin Samateh, Abdoulie Jatta, Lamin Jatta alias Chox, Ousman Badjie alias Yanka, Ousainou Sarr, Papa Salifu Badjie and Habib Kunta.
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has received a circular from FIFA on Friday 24 April informing Member Associations of its immediate financial relief for the impact of COVID-19 on Member Associations.
The 2020 wet season biggest football competitions jamboree; Nawettan are in limbo after coronavirus outbreak daunted the country’s first and second division leagues.
Following the government of the Gambia’s pronouncement of the Public State of Emergency and the subsequent suspension of all sporting activities by the Ministry of Youth and Sports due to the corona virus (Covid-19) Pandemic, the Executive Committee of the Gambia Football Federation had extensive consultations with Presidents of League Clubs to sound their views and opinions on the matter.
Retired Senegalese referee, Alh Badara Mamaya Saine has passed away on Monday 22nd June 2020. Saine was a former chairman of CAF Referee Committee under erstwhile President Issa Hayatou.