Dambe supporters form association for factional groups
By Salisu Baso
In its efforts to promote standard of traditional sports, particularly Dambe towards job creation among the teeming youths, Kano Dambe supporters have elected new executive officers of the three factional groups, Arewa, Kuduwa and Guramada to run the affairs of the their supporters and the athletes.
The election, which took place at Ado Bayero Square, Sabon Gari, Kano, was part of steps taken to improve the standard of the game towards modernizing it and eradicating the menace of drug addiction among the athletes.
The new officers from Arewa Group are Sanusi Badamasi as chairman, Kabiru Ibrahim, vice chairman and Auwal Yakubu Coach, secretary, while Kudawa has Kabiru Soja as chairman, Aminu Garba Cuwa Cuwa, vice chairman and Doctor Ibrahim Muhammad, secretary and Guramada has Khamsisi as chairman, Sabiu Bibi, vice chairman and Murtala Adamu, secreatry.
According to the chairman, Arewa Group, Kabiru Soja, the reason of forming the associations among the supporters of Dambe in the state was to promote peace, unity and progress of the game as well as control the problem of drug addiction among the athletes as well as secure opportunities for them.
He commended the supporters of all the groups for giving them the opportunity to contribute their quota towards running the association.