President Barrow: ‘The Gambia is no longer inactive in Sports’
By Sulayman Waan
President Adama Barrow has said that his administration has committed to the growth of sports since taking office, mentioning that Volleyball is one of the games that are growing in popularity due to the attention paid to them.
The President was speaking on Tuesday during an audience with the President of the African Volleyball Confederation, Bouchra Hajij at the State House in Banjul.
While extending a warm welcome to Madam Hajij, President Barrow noted that under the leadership of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Bakary Badjie, The Gambia now actively participates in more sporting activities.
He applauded Minister Badjie for his proactiveness and appreciated the achievements of the national beach volleyball team in regional and international sporting competitions.
Speaking after her audience with the President, Madam Bouchra said her discussion with the President centered on Volleyball and her Confederation’s strategic plan involving The Gambia Volleyball Federation to prepare athletes for the upcoming games and the next Olympic Games in 2024.
She assured her board’s support to athletes to reach higher heights in Volleyball.