Apr 30, 2020, 2:46 PM
Coronavirus outbreak in The Gambia has spoiled the 2020 May Day Sports event. The annual occasion which observed 1 May of every year is cancelled this year as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Sheikh Sarr is a young Gambian coaching a Swedish Under 16 category team, Forssa BK. Now residing in Sweden, Sheikh is a passionate football fan who has spent almost his entire life on the sport.
Coronavirus spate is rupturing Gambia league competitions, regional third division league championships and other football related activities since the declaration of state of public emergency and banning of gatherings due to the deadly virus.
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 Coronavirus pandemic has meant that most of us are confined to our homes as the world battles the outbreak. As we wait for the tough times to pass, with no live football on offer, gaming has become an avenue for many.
The Gambia Scorpions national team coach Tom Saintfeit has expressed optimism about the Scorpions chances of qualifying for its first African Cup of Nations appearance in 2021 in Cameroon.
The Gambia’s strong impression at the recent FIFA/Coca Cola Women’s ranking has caught the world’s attention as Women Scorpions skipper Penda Bah enticed FIFA with her eye catching dreams for the West African nation moving to higher heights for the good reasons.
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has proposed for the adoption of key measures for consideration under the 2019/2020 football season.
Latrikunda United Football Club is currently training despite the coronavirus outbreak and the restrictive measures, according to the news reaching The Pointsports Desk.
Hawks Football Club has nurtured immeasurable players for Gambia national teams since the inception of the club in 1973.
Sabally Leadership Academy (SLA), a youth empowerment foundation established by former Presidential Affairs Minister and International Speaker, Momodou Sabally, is set to launch an awareness and community support initiative dubbed “Kick Out Coronavirus Initiative”.
The 2020 May Day sports are in doubt amid Coronavirus outbreak in the country.
Brikama United Football Club is West Coast Region’s most elating football club after recruiting several players for the region and the country’s junior and senior national teams.