Nov 20, 2009, 11:15 AM
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has appointed Major Musa Jammeh as its Security Chief according to a press release issued yesterday through its Media Officer, Bakary B. Baldeh.
Below we reproduce the full text of the release:
The Executive of the Gambia Football Federation hereby announces that Major Musa M. Jammeh of the Gambia Armed Forces has been appointed GFF/FIFA Security Officer.
Major Jammeh’s appointment is in line with FIFA’s requirement for all National Associations to set up Liaison Officers in charge of Security matters.
Amongst his duties, Major Jammeh will be responsible for Security matters between the Government of The Gambia and the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) and by extension FIFA. He will be further responsible for advising the GFF on all international and local football security issues.
Musa M. Jammeh attended Nasir Ahmadiyaa High School in Basse before proceeding to Nusrat High School where he completed his high school period.
Major Jammeh pursued Tertiary education at the Management Development Institute (MDI) before crowning up his education at the University of The Gambia (UTG).
He is a Confirmed Major in the Gambia National Army. He was a former Wallidan and Scorpions midfielder and is currently managing the Armed Forces FC in the GFF Division One League.
During his hey days as a player, Major Jammeh was tagged the nickname Falcons. Major Jammeh is generally acclaimed for his positive foresight and smart intellect coupled with his professionalism. He is a gentleman of repute and commands a high degree of respect in society.
The Gambia Football Federation therefore appeals to the general public for their continuous support and collaboration with Major Jammeh and team in order to ease up his daunting task.
While congratulating Major Jammeh for his deserved appointment, I thank you for your co-operation and wish you my best sports regard.
Bakary B. Baldeh