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Volleyball elects new executive

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A congress held at the Independence Stadium unanimoua smoothly-conducted meeting witnessed by the National Sports Council, NSC.

Speaking after his election, Barry promised that he will do everything possible to take the sport to the door steps of every Gambian as decentralisation will be among his priorities. ”We will engage all regions to make sure the game is developed,” he said. In a show of statesmanship, Barry called on the outgoing executive to continue to work for volleyball by supporting his team in their drive to achieve their goals and objectives.

“We shall also work hand in hand with the national sports council, the Confederation of African Volleyball and the Federation of International Volleyball as well as focusing on schools sports and decentralisation,”he said.

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The programme manager for national associations at the National Sports Council, Ebou Secka, advised the incoming executive to work meaningfully for the interest of the country. “Always work as a team and work against selfishness, greed and dishonesty which are the main problems in our associations,” Secka said. He added that the NSC exists to facilitate all national associations in the drive to develop their games in the country. The members of the new executive committee are: Yunusa Barry president, Badou Senghore vice president, Alfusainey Jarju secretary general, Lamin A Jammeh assistant secretary genral, Marie Wadda treasurer, Alagie Ceesay auditor. Yankuba Manjang, Pa Doudu Sarr and Nancy Njie are the nominated members.


By Mandou Sanneh


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