Apr 22, 2009, 6:10 AM
African champions, The Gambia U-17 will know their opponents today in the FIFA U-17 world Cup Draw in
The draw ceremony will take place at the five-star Hilton Hotel, with organisers promising to deliver a superb event that will showcase the rich cultural heritage of this large West African nation.
The 24 finalists will be drawn into six groups of four teams, with the host nation, who are also the defending champions, slated to be based in
The talking point in the local press is which of the nine prospective host cities will not be part of the tournament.
The FIFA team, led by vice president Jack Warner, is still far from impressed with
In the northern city of
There are also security fears in Bauchi, where there was a recent religious riot that left several hundred dead, while Warri in the oil-rich