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The two candidates vying The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) presidency have selected would-be executive members ahead of the Wednesday’s (July 31) election taking place at the Independence Stadium Friendship Hostel in Bakau.
Modou Moussa, the Managing Director of
First International Bank, and Mustapha Kebbeh, the President of Steve Biko Football
Club will go head to head in Wednesday’s elections as the only two contestants
for the GFF presidency.
Both have chosen running mates in time
for the first elections since the ousting of former President Seedy M.B. Kinteh
and his entire executive on March 2, 2012.
running mates confirmed
Mustapha Kebbeh has named Buba Janneh of
Bombarda Football Club as his first vice president, Kebba Touray of Gamtel FC as
2nd vice president and Basirou Bajo of Brikama United FC as 3rd
Two other executive positions will be filled
by Borri Darboe of Bakau United FC and Lamin Camara of Lamin United FC and the
Gambia Football Referees Association, Kebbeh’s group has confirmed.
Moussa's running mates
Presidential hopeful Modou Moussa has
identified Willy Abrama of Real de Banjul FC as 1st vice president, Martin
Gomez and Abu Khan as 2nd and 3rd vice presidents
His co-opted members will be Lamin
Camara, Joseph Sambo, Nyima Manneh and Nafisatou Secka.
Meanwhile, the two are undecided over
the candidature of Lamin Camara (a retired referee) who is has been selected to
run by both camps, but reports said Camara has since decided he is a part of
the Modou Moussa camp though the Kebbeh camp has opted not to draw his name.
Story from Omar Bah in Banjul, The Gambia