Scales Sports Project:Latest news on Gambian sports!!
By Our Chief National Correspondent Landing Badjie Banjul.
Paid For and Commissioned by the Freedom Newspaper.

In a bid to promote soccer in The Gambia, a new football academy has been established in Kunkujang Keitaya village in Kombo North and the raizon detre for the opening of the academy is to sharpen the skills of young-talented  Gambian footballers. According to the head coach of the academy,Buba Trawalley, the objective of the academy is to strive towards helping young footballers from the grassroots. He pointed out that the academy would not be only useful to the  children of Kunkujang alone but also the cluster settlements.

Mr. Trawalley therefore urged parents to encourage their children in their quest to reach stardom. Mr. Lamin Sanneh, the secretary general of the academy pointed out that  sports, especially football is an integral part of sustainable development and therefore urged all and sundry to lend the academy a supporting hand. The director of the academy, Pa Njie, said the place is a veritable ground  for nurturing young talents to become great footballers tomorrow and therefore highlighted the need for support for the realization of their
noble objectives.

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2007 (Archive on Thursday, May 31, 2007)
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