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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Mayor Colley: Nawettans are key to football dev’t

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Mayor Colley was speaking on Saturday, at the Serekunda East Nawettan league final between Talinding’s Milan FC and Blue Stars of Wellingara, which was eventually won by the Wellingara boys 4-3 on penalties. 

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“I know the(GFF) has many things in store, but am appealing to them to critically look into the nawettans and the zonal football competitions as a good instrument for the attainment of development in the game here in The Gambia.” 

He went on: “Both competitions create lots of ambience and generate funds for the respective zones and teams as well as motivate young players to continue playing football as a profession. If this trend continues, everyone will soon thinking of owning a team and football will grow” .


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