by Momodou Faal
As part of their preparations for the forthcoming Banjul Bi-Centennial Celebration in April this year, the sports sub-committee of the event, in collaboration with the Banjul Sports Committee, has lined up series of sporting events for the celebrations.
In an Interview with Observer Sports yesterday, the Chairman of the sports sub-committee, Johnny Gomez, revealed that among the sporting activities lined up for the weeklong event are wrestling, cricket, marathon , cycling ,volleyball, basketball, and Regatta. He added that chess and draught have been identified for the indoor games category.
Gomez also disclosed that there will be a marathon race organised for those over 70 years and this race will start at the Anglican Church and ends at the July 22nd Square.
The sports sub-committee Chairman further informed Observer Sports that training is underway for the various sporting disciplines already identified for the event.