A Synopsis of the Glitters and Blisters of Sports in 2010
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
The year 2010 got off to a good start and went on well, for at least the first quarter of the year, before the blisters started to showcase as is the case in any endeavor, time or engagement one is indulged in.
though not in chronological order, the following are pointed.
A. The appointment of besenti gomez as executive secretary of the national sports council, a catalyst in the chemistry. More grease to his elbow. recall my text messege to sport file on the issue.
B. The appointment and the reformation of the national sports council as sulayman bun njie takes over the helm of affairs though eye brows- as no provincial representation in the said
C. The GFA began to seriously plan for the continental tourneys in all cadres.
D.The minisrty held its first retreat-though fell short of the all inclusive
E. The victory of the un 17 and u-20 to qualify for the continental tourneys.
F. The outing and successes of the other associations such as cricket, weight lifting and athletics.
G. The constitution of the Gambia for gold; it is our time – committee - again fell short of the decentralization of both stucture and operation.
H. The proliferation of media houses in sports reporting.
the blisters-lowpoints of the year:
A.The abrupt resignation of besenti gomez as executive secretary NSC
B.The GNOC aborted extra ordinary congress-hither to unresolved.
C.The defeat of the senior squad by burkinafaso denting our chance.
D. The nonchalant attitude of associations only operating in the metropolis.
E. The high fever pitch that sporting contigents face for lack of funds.
G. The may day sports - still undecentralized.
H. The lack of cohesion between the ministry, NSC and the associations.
Author: kebba Yorro Manneh