Apr 8, 2020, 1:25 PM
The Sports Journalist Association of the Gambia (SJAG) is saddened by the sudden passing away of Alh Ousman OB Conateh, former President of the Gambia Football Association and Founding father of Wallidan FC.
The donation was made through his Foundation that he named after his late brother, Alieu Saja Jallow.
President of the foundation, Salifu Jallow said the gesture is aimed at helping poor people of Kerr Mama community.
President Adama Barrow declared a 21-day state of public emergency owing to the Covid-19 pandemic in the country on 18 March 2020 which has now been extended to 45 days by the National Assembly.
The proclamation orders closure of non-essential commodity shops, bars, cafés, casinos, sporting venues and all forms of public gathering in a bid to stem the spread of the virus.
The Gambian leader also ordered all public and private institutions to minimize staff reporting to work with immediate effect.
Youth and Sports minister, Hadrammeh Sidibeh has participated in the Commonwealth ministerial virtual conference on sports and Covid-19 pandemic across the world where he described coronavirus pandemic as a global health and societal emergency that has impacted all segments of society, including sports.
The President of Saudi Arabia Football Federation Yasser Hassan Almisehal has greeted his Gambian counterpart Lamin Kaba Bajo on the occasion of the Muslim feast Eid Al Adha (Tobaski).
Gambia Cricket Association (GCA) has urged all clubs that failed to meet the registration deadline for the 2020 season to ensure that they regularize their registration on or before the extended date of Monday 22 June 2020.