Oct 19, 2009, 6:35 AM
President Jammeh has called on The Gambia's U-17 World Cup team to do away with what he referred to as entertainment or fancy football and work towards bringing the trophy to The Gambia.
"No entertainment or fancy football, we need the trophy," says President Jammeh.
Our players must try their level best to become victorious while in
Football is all about teamwork without which one would hardly succeed.
He advised the players not to take anything for granted, given the fact that the whole world will be keeping an eye on the two time African champions; hence they are the champions of
"You are going to the World Cup to play as a team and bring the trophy," President Jammeh challenged the players.
The Gambian leader tasked the players to work hard work so that they would realise their objective of winning the World Cup, noting that "if they work hard by the power of the Almighty Allah they will make it through discipline and hard work".
We also commend the President for motivating the players by given each an undisclosed amount of money and for billing the fans to cheer the boys in
Good luck and best of luck to our gallant men.