30 April 2013

Gambia: Total Organises Football Match to Celebrate World Malaria Day

Total Oil Gambia last week organised a football match between Bakau Central and Bakau Kachically in commemoration of the World Malaria Day. The game that was played at the Steve Biko Football Club training ground at Old Cape, was won 1-0 by Bakau Central. Mulai Dibuwa scored the only goal of the match in the 36th minute.

As winners, Bakau Central went home with a giant trophy and a cash prize of D2,500 while Kachically pocketed home a consolation prize of D2,000 for finishing as runners-up.

Speaking to Observer Sports, Malick Mbengue, the managing director of Total Oil Gambia, said his company has taken the initiative as a responsibility to create awareness for the benefit of the youth and women. He thanked the leadership of the nation for creating the conducive environment for his organization.

Dodou Njai, the Health Safety Environment and Quality Manager, Total, stated that, as part of their social corporate responsibility, his organisation commemorates World Malaria Day every year in all the countries they operate. Momodou Jarbang, the coach of Central Bakau, hailed what he described as a good initiative by Total. He added that such gatherings will help spread the information to communities, societies and so on.

Fabakary Bojang the head coach of Kachikally, also thanked Total for the gift and cash prize, which he added will benefit the teams.

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