The race for the presidency of The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) has started ahead of the November 5th Election.
According to sources gathered by Observer Sports, there are interests from individuals who are committed and ready to end Alhaji Momodou Dibba’s presidency come the election next month, November 5th.
Those who expressed interest in the GNOC top job include Lamin King Colley, chairman of National Sports Council and former executive member of Gambia Football Federation. The other two people said to be interested in the position are Dodou Capi Joof, the president of Gambia Athletic Association; and Alieu Jallow, the president of Gambia Boxing Association.
According to our source, Capi Joof is enjoying the backing of GNOC 1st vice president and IOC Member Beatrice Allen and some other allies. Lamin King Colley’s camp is expected to hold a press conference today (Monday) evening at the Gambia National Paralympic office at Kanifing Estate.
The dormant Boxing Association’s President Alieu Jallow has confidence that he is the right president for GNOC.
by Alieu Ceesay