Oct 7, 2011, 2:42 PM
Speaking to Pointsports, Major Seckan, commander of the Fajara Training School and also responsible for the team affairs, revealed that The Gambia, as defending champions of the 2007 WALO championship, and Guinea Conakry, the runner ups, will represent West Africa in the African Military Football Championship in Uganda.
Major Seckan pointed out that eight countries from four
different zones in
He highlighted that for a successful participation of The Gambia in the championship, different committees have already been put in place since a number of months ago.
best three teams in
Meanwhile Head Coach, Alhagie Sey, said that the team has been training since October and they are in full gear towards the tournament.
"We have been training five days a week from Monday to Friday and we are planning test matches with national teams like the U-20 and if possibly the U-17 team to know the team's strength before leaving for Uganda" coach Sey told Pointsports.
It will be recalled that in 2006, the Armed Forces Football
team travelled all the way to
In 2007, the WALO Tournament was hosted in The Gambia and the Armed Forces FC won the trophy against Guinea Conakry in a penalty shootout.
Meanwhile an advance team headed by Major Seckan is expected
to leave Banjul Today Friday for