Two women sport leaders to represent GNOC at Zone 2 Women in Sport Seminar
Banjul, The Gambia, December 23rd 2020 - Mariama Sowe of Gambia Volleyball Federation and Awa Sanneh from Gambia Swimming Associattion will be representing the Gambia National Olympic Committee at the Association of National Olympic Committees- ZONE 2 Women in Sport Seminar to be held in Guinea Conakry from 27th to 30the December 2020.
At a farewell ceremony held on Wednesday at the Olympic House, the Executive Director of GNOC, Muhammed Janneh, lamented on the importance International Olympic Committee put on the role of women in Sports development.
The seminar is meant to encourage and empower active participation of young women as Sports administrators, build their capacities in the decision making process of their respective sports and also further enhance the representation of women in the Executive positions in the management of National Sports Associations and Federations he said..
The Gambia National Olympic Committee had put a special importance on the development or women in sport and the committee will always endeavor to support our young athletes and encourage mass participation of women in sport.
We expect the two young ladies will become good ambassadors for women in sport and will use their capacity to encourage more young girls to venture into sport, Janneh concluded.
Sowe is the former captain of Gambia women national Volleyball team and currently serve as a member of the Gambia Volleyball Federation executive committee whiles Awa Sanneh is also playing a keep role in the management of swimming Associattion of the Gambia.