The Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) Inter-Departmental Sports Competition got underway Wednesday at the Institute's playing ground in Old Jeshwang. The Students Union team defeated the Staff Teachers 2-0 In the opening game of the competition.
The competition is designed to enhance the capacity and level of competence of the students. It will also serve as an avenue to create opportunities for socialisation among students from the different departments.
Following a barren first half, Dembo Secka scored the opening goal for the Students in the 58th minute before Modou Lamin Secka's strike two minutes from time sealed the victory.
Speaking earlier at the official opening of the event, Sainabou Tambedou, the vice president of the Students Union, highlighted the importance of the competition, saying that they want to bring unionism and understanding between the students and the lecturers. He also urged everyone, both teachers and students, to play a fair game and nurture understanding amongst themselves.
The head coach of the Students Union football team, Ebrima Bayo said that he was very happy with the result. For his part, Ebrima Bojang, the head coach of the Teachers football team, lamented that his side performed very badly.