7 February 2013

Gambia: Middlesex University Team Due in Banjul Next Week

A group of coaches will arrive in Banjul this Monday from Middlesex University in England, as guests of the Gambia Ministry of Youth and Sports.

During their stay in the country, the visiting coaches that have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Youth and Sports Ministry will be engaged in the area of recruiting, surveying and training of sports personalities. The visitors will be engaged with the Gambia Football Coaches Association on Tuesday and Wednesday the 12th and 13th respectively where they will be training the coaches on basic football coaching.

The course, according to the secretary general of the Gambia Football Coaches Association, Ebrima Manneh, is open to all registered members of the Association. The participants though will have to pay a tuition fee of D200 (two-hundred dalasi) to be engaged in the programme.

The deadline for the payment of the tuition fee is the 10th of February and those interested are urged to pay the monies to any of the following: Pa Suwareh Fye, the President of the GFCA, Ebrima Manneh, Secretary General, Bai Ndongo Drammeh, the Public Relations Officer or Mustapha Sumba, the Treasurer.

Middlesex University is a university in north London, England. It is located in the historic county boundaries of Middlesex from which it takes its name. It is one of the new universities and is a member of Million+ working group. As is the case with many former polytechnics, Middlesex was formally organised as a teaching institution relatively recently (in 1973), yet can trace its history back to the 19th century.

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