The Gambia Football Federation, GFF, has disbursed monies promised for preparatory funds to all League Divisions One and Two male and female clubs on Friday 25th January at Football House in Kanifing.
The amount which totaling D5, 467, 500. 00 was presented to representatives of League Clubs at a brief ceremony held at the GFF Board Room.
In his brief statement President Lamin Kaba Bajo thanked the stakeholders for their patience in waiting for the promise to be fulfilled and also congratulated them for the smooth commencement and running of the domestic leagues. He said the event is the GFF’s fulfillment of a promise to support league clubs and further assured them of GFF’s commitment to advance their growth.
Earlier 1st Vice President Bakary K Jammeh said the monies are meant to uplift the standard of the clubs in terms of logistical preparation. “We want to accompany all our clubs in the journey to professionalise our league,” Mr Jammeh noted.
GFF 2nd Vice President Ebou Faye echoed similar statements and also called on the clubs to make judicious use of the funds.
Caf approved match balls were also disbursed to each of the clubs to help enhance their training. Each of the clubs received five match balls.