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Paul Put: Lots of Good Individual Players for Senegal

Jun 6, 2008, 7:45 AM | Article By: By Ebou Manneh

The head coach of the senior national team Paul Put has stated that the Senegalese team is full of very talented individual players that can make a difference.

He said watching the video tape of the Senegal Algeria game he can see that the Lions of Senegal are a side composed of highly talented individual players and  not a team in the pitch but can capitilise on dead balls , which the scorpions need to be careful of.

"From what I have seen, the Scorpions are willing to play against Senegal and are motivated but in football also you need a little bit of luck and we have to know that every game is a difficult one. So we are working hard to bring a team that will play against Senegal that can yield result," he stated.
He said the 4-4-2 formation was played in Liberia and might be changed as The Gambia takes on Senegal because, according to him, any system you apply makes no difference as if you get the ball you most go and try to score and if you lose you defend. "So we have to go in bulk and defend and in bulk to attack as that is the only way to play against Senegal".

 Paul Put said though he spent a little time with the Scorpions one of the qualities he saw in the team is the their spirit and will power. "Which is a good feeling that is essential in football. Everybody is willing to deliver but in football we have believe in ourselves and I believe in the players".