Oct 23, 2019, 3:27 PM
As part of preparations for the 2008 Wafu Cup U-20 championship slated for November 28thto the 9thof December 2008 to be hosted by Nigeria, The Gambia National U-20 have started warming up.
Speaking to Pointsports, Pa Suwareh Faye, a member of the coaching staff Gambia National U-20 team, said his boys are ready for the forthcoming Wafu cup championship organised by the West African football Union for the way forward of West African football.
He revealed that they are currently training with 18 players
and they are expecting five from the U-17 team. The tournament is mainly for
the home based players to showcase their talent and also to improve, develop
and promote local based players in
He further revealed that The Gambia U-20 team will start
their campaign with Guinea Conakry U-20 team on November 28th. On the 30thof November they will play against Senegal
U-20 while on
He calledonGambiansto support the teambothfinanciallyandmorallyfortherealisationoftheirdreamsand aspirations.
"As you all know, football is expensive now so we need support from the general pubic and the private sector to support the team so that they can bring the trophy to The Gambia,'' Mr Faye concluded.