Gambia senior national team gets new coach

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Executive Committee of The Gambia Football Federation wishes to inform the general public that in consultation with the Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports Hadrammeh Sidibeh has appointed Mr. Tom Saintfiet as the new head coach of the senior national team of The Gambia for a period of nine months.

Meanwhile, GFF will pay the salary of the coach and other associated costs, whiles the Gambia government is trying to secure funding to take over its responsibilities and all other necessary costs related to the coach and national teams.


Name: Tom Saintfiet

D.O.B: 29th March 1973

Nationality: Belgian

Languages: Dutch, English, French, German Spanish

Qualification: UEFA PRO License

Job Experience: Senior National Team Head Coach of Malta, Trinidad and Tobago, Bangladesh, Togo, Malawi, Yemen, Ethiopia, and Zimbabwe.

Mr. Tom has a wide range of knowledge and experience in coaching national teams across the world, particularly in Africa.

Given his vast knowledge and experience in coaching we trust that he will help advance all aspects of Gambian football during his reign.

The unveiling of Tom Saintfiet, will take place on Thursday afternoon at a place and time to be communicated later to all the stakeholders and the general public.

The Gambia Football Federation would like to thank the government of The Gambia through the pragmatic new Minister of Youth and Sports Hon. Hadrammeh Sidibeh for the collaboration and support rendered to the Federation during the recruitment process of the national team Coach. .

Author: Source-GFF
Source: Picture: Tom Sainfiet and GFF technical director during contract signing