Jul 2, 2020, 12:06 PM
Preparations are afoot for the much-talked about and anticipated Media-run-challenge initiated by Sang Mendy, a journalist who doubles as the Managing Director of Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC).
The city boys were supposed to represent the country in the continent’s elite club tournament after Gambia Football Federation (GFF) decided to declare the 2019-2020 leagues null and void after President Adama Barrow declared twenty-one days of State of Public Emergency in a bid to combat covid-19 pandemic.
Real de Banjul was leading the league standings with 29 points prior to the cancellation of the league by GFF last week.
Meanwhile, Gambia Armed Forces will represent The Gambia in the continent’s second tier football club competition next year following GFF’s cancelled of the league championship last week.
The soldiers were occupying second-spot in the top flight league table with 23 point before the cancellation of the league by the Gambia Football Federation.
BK Milan Football Club is well-known for its elating football in The Gambia since making their debut in the country’s divisional football in 2013.
Yorro Njie, a 2016 Gambian Masters Sport Administration (MSA) holder from Russia International Olympic University has been appointed to serve in the international advisory panel for sport policy agenda by Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports over the weekend concluded a three-day tour of proposed sporting facilities project sites in rural Gambia.
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.
The 2020 May Day sports are in doubt amid Coronavirus outbreak in the country.
The Sports Journalists Association of The Gambia (SJAG) joins the world in celebrating the International Sports Journalists Day, celebrated on 2nd July, annually.