Feb 24, 2009, 7:08 AM
The Gambian leader who was addressing thousands of football supporters and fans at the July 22ndSquare following the Scorpions historic performance against the Teranga Lions of Senegal last Saturday , said no matter what it takes he will retain coach Paul Put. " I want to assure the Scorpions and all Gambians as far as I and my government are concerned, we are going to retain both the coach and the trainers, what ever it takes. Even if there is no sponsor, I am going to pay for their salaries as long as they wish to stay," President Jammeh assured.
President then assured his full support for the Scorpions and his standing preparedness to give maximum support to the boys seeing that they are great sons of the nation.
It could be recalled that the born Belgian coach whose one year contract was fully paid by Africell to take charge of the senior national team in May 2008, 3weeks before the Scorpions start their 2010 World and African cup qualifiers.
Paul Put who has won the love of the Gambian people within a short spell has transformed Gambian football to another level, and Gambians believe that the great man should be honored for a job well done, as he has taken Gambian football to a different level.
Paul, born in
The Gambian people believe that Paul should be recommended
as a man of dignity who loves The Gambia. This is a man that
Meanwhile the Gambian players have finally seen their dreams
come true after his Excellency the president of the