Review meeting for Gambia- German women’s football project held


A one-day stakeholders consultative meeting to review and preview the German/Gambia long-term Women’s Football project was held at the Football House yesterday. The two-year project is meant to transform women’s football as one of the second most popular sporting disciplines in The Gambia. Under the aegis of the project director Monica Staab, the meeting looked at the first two months of the project since its inception in October. In his welcome remarks, GFF General Secretary Lamin Jassey thanked the stakeholders for their cooperation towards the realisation of the project. He congratulated Monica Staab for her willingness and steadfastness in leading what he described as a ‘very important Football project’. Mr Jassey assured the stakeholder of GFF’s strive to working with them anytime the need arises. The GFF President Lamin Kaba Bajo said the project is part of GFF’s aims to develop and promote women’s football. “We are very much encouraged as a federation to give you all the support hence the presence of Monica and the team.” Mr Bajo added that women’s football under his leadership will continue to receive all necessary support The GNOC 1st vice-President and IOC member Beatrice Allen said the project is a concrete development for the Gambia. “As an IOC member, I have a vision for the Gambia and this is one of them”, she said.]]>