Mayoral Aspirant: I am going to prioritize sports development

BY: Alieu Ceesay

One of the aspirants for the 2018 Kanifing Municipality Council (KMC) Mayoral election Papa Njie has vowed to make sports as part of his development agenda if elected.

Njie, a former footballer and sport administrator is among the many who have expressed interest in running for the mayoral seat of the highly populated Kanifing Municipality.

Gam Housing making wrestling lucrative for wrestlers

BY: Alieu Ceesay

Wrestling used to be the country’s most popular sport but after years of dormancy, efforts are well underway to revive the traditional sport with the private sector slowly coming in to consolidate the efforts of the promoters.

One of those private sector actors making a name for itself in the wrestling domain is Gam Housing Real Estate, who for the second time have allocated plots of land to wrestlers after winning their bout, staged by local wrestling promoters in the country.

Former Wrestling executive yet to hand over

After seven months since the election of the current Gambia Wrestling Executive, the former Matarr Jarju-led executive is yet to do any official handing over, Gambia Sports can confirm.

The Matarr Jarju-led executive was dissolved by the National Sports Council before a new executive was elected in February to steer the affairs of the traditional sport.