The team was headed by the PRESIDENT of Manjai Sports Committee LAMIN Darboe (Mals) who described their visit to the Football House as a courtesy call on the football leadership. Darboe first thanked the GFF PRESIDENT for accepting to honor their visit and assured President Bajo of their unalloyed support to the football leadership. ‘ We will give you all our support as far as the growth and development of football is concerned’.
For his part Secretary General of Sere Kunda East Sports Committee Nyawuru Comma hailed President Bajo and his colleagues for the achievements registered so far under his reign. ‘ I call on all the zones to come together and unite under one umbrella and tackle our challenges together’. He advised his colleagues not to be used by anyone else for their political gains.
Badi JAITEH of Bakau Sports Committee also thanked the GFF for the support to their cause but appealed for assistance in infrastructural development.
For his part, President of Sere Kunda East MO Njie also hailed the football leadership for the competence and integrity showcased in the administration of football.
He said the managers in football should emulate the KABBA led strategy where all stakeholders are been involved and unified for one purpose.
The GFF PRESIDENT in turn first congratulated the new office bearers for assuming their deserved positions in the various Executive Committees.
‘Your visit cannot come at a better time than now when the GFF is about to improve and refurbish the grounds’.Mr Bajo said the ExCO will continue to create the enabling environment for all stakeholders. President Bajo also told the Sports Managers that he alone could not have done this far without the support and hard work of his Executive Committee members of the GFF. ‘ In fact the sign of the Contract of Agreement with FIFA is as a result of hard work’. The GFF Boss assured the visiting team of his personal support and that of the GFF to the cause and advancement of football in the Gambia.
Other officials present at the courtesy call meeting include 1st Vice PRESIDENT ABDOULIE Jallow, 2nd VP Ebou FAYE, 3rd VP Martin GOMEZ and ExCO Member BAKARY K JAMMEH.