First Gambian Appointed As FIFA Referee, 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Bakary Papa Gassama . Photo: APA

Bakary Papa Gassama .
Photo: APA

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has held a farewell reception for the country’s FIFA appointed referee Bakary Papa Gassama who leaves the country soon to officiate the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.The GFF President Mustapha Kebbeh described Papa’s recent accolades as “unprecedented”.

Papa will undoubtedly be our Ambassador at the World Cup because he will be the sole Gambian on the pitch in Brazil, Mr. Kebbeh said Thursday.

It will be the first time a Gambia features in the 20th edition of the FIFA World Cup that begins on 12 June 2014.

 

 

( Courtesy APA & AGENCIES ……. Source …….. NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS)

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