Sep 7, 2020, 1:35 PM
The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) announces the passing on to glory of former inspirational and dedicated Executive Director Mr. George Furmus Gomez on Tuesday 1 September 2020.
He made these remarks during Sukuta’s annual carnival and cultural tournament.
“As a youth organization your main focus should be how you commit yourselves in ensuring active youth engagement in nation building through sports,” he said.
Suso said he is confident that including sports in the annual carnival would bring rapid development and curb the ratio of youth unemployment in the country.
Saikou B. Jarju, said the reason for organizing the carnival and football tournament was meant to support the families of late Mafugie Jammeh alias Bagis and Ebrima Colley alias Ampang.
The duo passed away last year.
‘‘They left us with fresh memories, and this was why we decided to help their families, ‘’Jarju said.
Meanwhile, King Stone defeated Real De Sanchaba 2-1 in the opening game of the tournament played at the Dembadou Mini Stadium in Sukuta.
Scorpions’ striker, Assan Ceesay scored a fine goal during his Swiss football side (FC Zurich) 4-0 home win over Lausanne Sport in their week-ten fixtures of the Swiss Super League played at the Stadion Letzigrund on Sunday.