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President Barrow awards 14.1 Million Dalasis to National Sports Teams

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REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA
Office of The President
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President Barrow awards 14.1 Million Dalasis to National Sports Teams
State House, Banjul, 21st June 2021: H.E. President Adama Barrow awarded a total of GMD14.1 million to three sports teams. This includes GMD11.1 million to the Senior Scorpions, GMD2.5 million to the Under 20 Scorpions, and half a million Dalasis to the U-19 National Volleyball team.

The awards are given in recognition of the teams’ outstanding performances in various international competitions particularly the Scorpions for The Gambia’s maiden qualification in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon.
President Barrow made the presentations today at the State House in Banjul. The ceremony was witnessed by representatives of the various teams, Technicians from GFF and Volleyball team as well as the athletes.
In their vote of thanks, Tijan Marr, captain of the U-20 squad, and Lamin Jammeh, 1st Vice President of the National Volleyball team, both praised President Barrow and his government for the award and continued support for the development of sports in the country.
The Honourable Ministers of Youth and Sports, Tourism and Culture and Fisheries joined the President to welcome the team.
Media Release
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Honourable Bakary Badjie, Minister for Youth and Sports said despite competing national development priorities, Government continues to provide the limited resources to encourage sports development and support to sports men and women.
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