Jan 3, 2011, 2:29 PM
Ticiano Rottenstein, a Brazilian and French national and holder of Masters in Sports Management is poised to assist The Gambia in terms of administrating sports, especially football.
Ticiano who has a vast knowledge in the field of sports management is of the belief that sport is a business and needs qualified people to effectively manage it.
"I chose to work in
Ticiano who has been in the country for the past six months is on humanitarian work in The Gambia in Marakisa with a German NGO (Kindergaten Mulheim am
He is inspired by his qualification in sports management, which is held by a few, coupled with his self-motivation to work for The Gambia and the Gambia Football Association.
"A local academy
"For sports to be developed in a country there should be proper structures that can help young players develop themselves technically and tactically," he pointed out.
Ticiano was the Director of International Sports, Cultural and Artistic Centre in
The young Sport Manager was a professional Basketball player in the Brazilian first league and later served as Coach at Etoile Sportive Villeneuve Loubet in
Commenting on the national U-17 team, he said, "I watched them play during their friendly match against