The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) on Saturday 6th April, 2019 commemorated International Day of Sports for Development and Peace.
The event was celebrated in a form of girls football festival with the children at the SOS at the Bakoteh Lower Basic School grounds.
The event was staged in conjunction with the German Olympic Sports Federation and coordinated by Madam Monika Staab, Coordinator of the German-Gambian Football Development Project.
Some 40 children from the SOS got intoroduced to some of the basic techniques in football.. “We choose to come to the SOS to celebrate it with them and also bring the Girls Football Festival here,” Staab said.
She thanked the Gambia Football Federation for making the day possible and providing the logistics for the event.
Red Scorpions Striker Adama TAMBA who was also part of the trainers on the day said she was very happy to be part of the celebration noting” I started my football adventure at the SOS so it was joy for me to return”.