By Sulayman Bah
Futbal net, formed by Spain league giants Barcelona FC, will today be
introduced to twenty-eight Gambian schools at the SK East
mini-stadium.With a lot of children now taught the sport across the continent,
Futbol net was brought to the Gambia last year by OlympAfrica in an
intriguing session held at the Serrekunda East Olympafrica centre.
The aforesaid organisation, according to the Director of the centre,
Alfusainey Jarju, is the sponsor of today’s programme.
A successful pilot project was conducted with few schools last year
and that this year’s occasion is being organised with the help of the
Gambia National Olympic Committee, according to Jarju.
Participating teams would be drawn from the Kanifing Municipality and
comprises sixteen Lower Basic and 12 Upper Basic schools. The sessions
to be held in a three-week programme, are starting from February
24th-15 March at 9.00 am.