A two day volleyball referees course ended in Banjul on this weekend under the supervision of Gambia Volleyball Federation.
Speaking at the closing ceremony Kalilu Bajo the Referees Committee Chairman thanked the trainer for a job well done. He emphasised the need for commitment from the trained referees and urged them to be united and share their experience during the matches.
Pa Dodou Sarr the Technical Director urged the participants to be honest in their trade as their decisions influences the outcome of games. And asked them to make the best use of the rule book since it is their guiding angel.
Bai Dodou Jallow the trainer thanked the participants for their commitment and dedication in the training. He challenged the participants to read and do research, noting that the rules of the game are always developing.
Mr. Jallow emphasized that the future of the game is in the hands of the participants as they the old once are facing out soon.
Mr. Jallow urged the referees to be meeting regularly to assess their performance and adjust on their short coming’s.
Meanwhile The Gambia Volleyball Federation will conduct a 2 day national refresher program for coaches. The coaching program will run from the 17 – 18 June and will be instructed by renowned coaches Ebrima Nyass and Pa Baboucarr Barrow.
The technical directorate officials will also partake in the training. This will be the first capacity building program for the year and the federation is putting together things for the participants to be well equipped as this will avail them the opportunity to refresh their knowledge in the game of volleyball.