Wrestling stakeholders re-elect Sering Modou Faye Cham as president

Dec 28, 2020, 1:10 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Wrestling stakeholders within the country has re-elected Sering Modou Faye Cham as the president of The Gambia Wrestling Association (GWA) at an elective congress held at the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) hall on Saturday.

President-elect Cham will lead the affairs of Wrestling in the country for the next four years. He defeated Matarr Saine with 70 to 39 votes.

Meanwhile, Alagie (Bai Ndongo) Drammeh is elected the treasure position defeating Mass Sowe with 71 to 37.

Other positions such as: First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary General, Assistant Secretary General, Assistant Treasurer, Auditor and PRO all went unopposed.

The New Executive Committee of GWA

President, Sering Modou Faye (Cham); First Vice President, Abdoulie Gillen (Gelsi); Second Vice President, Ousman Njie (Jokadu); Secretary General, Ebrima Suwareh; Assistant Secretary General, Mama Faal; Treasurer, Alagie Drammeh; Assistant Treasure, Muhammed Hydara; Auditor Ousainou Njie and PRO Sering Mass Jobe.

Speaking after his re-election, Sering Modou Faye Cham thanked stakeholders for their trust.

He called on all stakeholders to put politics aside and join hands for the development of wrestling in The Gambia.

“I am urging all wrestling stakeholders to put politics aside and come together to work on the development of wrestling in the country. We should never allow politics to divide us. We should always ensure we come together to work for the development of sports in the country,” he said.

He said his doors will always be open for dialogue, interactions and ideas geared towards wrestling development, noting that as an executive they cannot do it all alone and therefore need the support of everyone in their quest to develop wrestling in the country.