Jan 17, 2014, 10:34 AM
Barely two weeks before the 2009 CAF U-17 kick-off in
As pointsports seeks the candid opinion of the general public, this reporter first speaks to Omar Jallow, a native of Bakau, who said, '
I am impressed with the level of preparations for the three weeks training scheduled for
He acknowledged that the team has a lot of quality players that can win the trophy and qualify for the world U-17 youth tournament to be hosted by Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Another speaker Amadou Jobe of Brikama New Town, said the Gambia U-17 team will certainly perform to expectations in
He stated that The Gambia U-17 was in a difficult group but expressed confidence that the team will reach the semis.
Speaking to Pointsports, the assistant director of sports, Pa Suwareh Faye, who doubles as the head coach of Africell\ Sait Matty FC, described Gambian opponents in the forthcoming African U-17 youth championship in Algiers as formidable sides to watch, but remained confident that the U17 can make it to the second round of the tourney.
Coach Faye acknowledged the toughness of the group but was quick to add that
The darling U-17 has already departed the shores of this country for