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WAFU Postponed Female Competition

Dec 3, 2009, 1:15 PM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Reports gathered by Pointsport reporter from the Gambia Football Association has indicated that the West Africa Football Union better known as WAFU has once again postponed the proposed International Football Championship which was initially slated for 18-27 December, at the Federal Republic of Nigeria to a later date.

The Gambia Football Association has since presented the first-ever national team to Coach Buba Jallow and his coaching staff who have been working intensively with as many as 27 female players in preparation for the much- anticipated WAFU competition but it has occasionally been delayed due to logistic arrangements.

But this latest setback has raised questions as to whether the championship would even take place with many including the players who seems to be losing confidence regarding their participation in the competition, amidst reports that this could even play a part in the players' failure to be committed.

Shortly after receiving the information pertaining to the postponement of the WAFU championship, our reporter rushed to the GFA Secretariat to find out the reason behind this latest setback.

The General Secretary of the Gambia Football Association Jammeh E.K Bojang who confirmed the story to Pointsport in his office yesterday disclosed that he received the information from the General Secretary of WAFU last Thursday that the tournament has been postponed to a later date but could not explain the rationale behind the postponement of the championship.

This is the second or third time the competition has been postponed.