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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

DAR ES SALAAM GYMKHANA CLUB SET TO MARK 100 YEARS ANNIVERSARY IN STYLE

Dar Gymkhana Club Chairman, Mr. Walter Chipeta (first left) speaks at a press conference in Dar es Salaam today. He announced the intention of the club to mark its 100 years anniversary in style through a number of sports activities lined up to mark the historical occasion from the 03rd  to  08th of July this year. Right is the National Housing Sales Manager, Itandula Gambalagi.

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) Sales Manager, Itandula Gambalagi (right) addresses a press conference in Dar es salaam today. He is flanked by Dar es salaam Gymkhana club chairman, Walter Chipeta. NHC is the main sponsor of Dar Gymkhana Club 100 years anniversary. Other sponsors of the event include:- Clouds Media Group, Qatar airways, ALAF, GSM, Serena hotel, Eagle Africa Insurance brokers, Vodacom and Mwananchi Communications Ltd. 



13th June 2017, Dar es Salaam. The Dar es Salaam Gymkhana club, a Multi-faceted sports facility is set to mark its 100th birthday in style since its inception in 1916.

As the club prepares to mark the 100 years anniversary, a number of sports activities have been lined up to mark the important occasion from the 03rd of July, 2017 and set to climax on 08th according to the club chairman Mr. Walter Chipeta.

Among the activities for the club’s 100th anniversary celebrations include golf tournament, tennis, squash, football, cricket, swimming and many others which will involve both members and non-members.

Speaking at a press conference in Dar es Salaam, Gymkhana Club chairman, Mr. Walter Chipeta said “The 100 year celebrations mark a historical turning point for the club and we want to celebrate this through a number of activities that will start from 03rd July and climax on 8th July.”

Chipeta said that members, non-members of the club from in and outside Tanzania are welcome to participate in the tournaments and assured participants that there will be a lot of fun and excitement.

According to the Sales Manager from NHC who are the official sponsors of the club’s 100 years anniversary Mr. Itandula Gambalagi “We are honoured to be associated with such a distinctive club that’s full of so much heritage. He added that the event also provides an opportunity for NHC to interact with their existing and potential customers in a relaxed and social environment.”

Apart from NHC, DGC also thanked Clouds Media Group, Qatar airways, ALAF, GSM, Serena Hotel, Eagle Africa Insurance Brokers, Vodacom and Mwananchi Communications Ltd for their support in the event as sponsors.

Dar es Salaam Gymkhana club as a sports facility has over the years become a platform for bringing people together through sports and other social activities.

It features kids’ sports and people with disabilities as well those who can participate in sports like tennis, and squash. It is a club with open doors to all who wish to join and become part of the historical heritage and further growth of the multi-sports facility.

For More information;
Name: Levina George
Title: Marketing and events coordinator – Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club
Contact: +255 757 242 949

About Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club

The multi-sports facility club was established in 1916 as a horse riding facility for the then Tanganyika governor lord Cameron, Dar es Salaam Gymkhana club has over the years evolved to become the center for development of all forms of sports and entertainment i.e. football, golf, squash, cricket, snooker, tennis and a swimming pool. It’s Membership has increased to just over 1000 including full member's foreign resident's members, country members, honorary members, temporary members, member's children and reciprocal members.


Far from being a sport facility Dar es Salaam Gymkhana club also contains the men’s bar at a heart of Dar es Salaam Gymkhana club, a roof terrace, a restaurant ensuring the catering services are available at all times for the members. Generally the entire sports facility reflects a heaven of calm environment in the middle of a very busy city. The club has been a home for various social events as well i.e. Nyama choma festivals in 2014, July Mug tournament in 20.

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