The Gambia Football federation GFF will today announce the winners of its categories of awards for the November December.
Nominations are made for the Coach and Player of the Month in the Men’s First and Second Division respectively. The Women’s Leagues are in the early stages and the nominees for those categories will be announced in the coming weeks.
According to Football House, the awards recognise the excellent performances from those coaching and playing in the domestic leagues and is intended to motivate and reward those for their hard work. The nominees are placed on a shortlist, with recommendations given from the Coaches’ Association and the Players’ Association. The winners are chosen by a panel with each category receiving a cash prize, certificate and celebration drink. The monthly awards contribute to the seasonal awards whereby each nominee is allocated points based on their final position (From 1st to 3rd place). The points collected over the course of the season is tallied up to provide the final shortlist for the Coach of the Season and Player of the Season for each division.
Any player or coach that receives a red card during the month is automatically disqualified from being eligible to receive the award.
The Nominees for the GFF First Division Coach of the Month
Sulayman Kuyateh, Gamtel
Omar Touray, Banjul Utd
Jane Joof, Fortune FC
First Division Player of the Month
Ousman Joof, Marimoo FC
Ensa Keita, Fortune FC
Abdoulie Sarr, Banjul Utd
Modou Sarr, Gamtel
Nominees Second Division Coach of the Month
Ebrima Bojang, Brufut Utd
Foday Bah – Wallidan
Sulayman H Jallow, Young Africans
*Kebba Sawaneh – Kexx United
Second Division Player of the Month
Saikou Camara, Wallidan
Alagie Camara, Brufut Utd
Jerreh Marong, Kexx United
Ousman Sunno, Young Africans
Bubacarr Jammeh, BK Milan
The winners will be announced this today 15th December.