The Sports Journalists Association of the Gambia and Football Digest Newspaper, as part of the gigantic role the two institutions are playing in the development of sports in the Country, have finally agreed to stage a National Sports Award, the first of its kind in the country.
The Award ceremony will take place in a Gala Diner on December 22nd 2007, where outstanding players, athletes, sports personalities, institutions and individuals, would be honoured for their achievements and contributions in uplifting the standard of Gambian Sports for the past one year. The theme of the Award is ‘Award to Support President Jammeh’s Break Through’
The main goal of the Sport Awards is to showcase outstanding Sports Personalities i.e. (coaches, Athletes, Administrators, Sponsors) who have contributed to the development of Sports in The Gambia, bring a spirit of competitiveness in Gambian Sports for the achievement of Sports for Excellence.
Part of the proceeds realised from this venture will be donated to President Jammeh’s HIV/AIDS Trust Fund.