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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Badou’s Demise Shocks Sports Fraternity

The Late Badou Jassey
By Mandu Sanneh

Members of the sports fraternity especially the football arena were Friday morning shocked to the announcement of the death of a retired referee cum president of the Gambia Referee Federation Alhagie Badou Jassey alias Uncle Badou.
The late Alhagie Badou Jassey passed away Friday morning at the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH) in Banjul, were he was admitted as a patient with breathing difficulties, according to news release.
The former CAF and FIFA referee has just returned from Liberia where he was attending a referee course organised by FIFA.
To the  mourning Gambia Sports fraternity, Uncle Badou’s death is an irreplaceable loss.
He was laid to rest on Friday at Jeshwang cemetery.
May his soul rest in peace.  Amen!

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