Gamtel to Represent Gambia in WAFU
Monday, June 06, 2011
Gamtel Football Club has been selected last week by the Gambia Football Association (GFA) to represent the Gambia in the West African Football Union (WAFU) club competition scheduled for the 17th, 18th and 19th June.
The Super and FA Cup winners Gamtel FC will be facing “Nyari Talli” FC, a first division league club from neighboring Senegal in an away game in forth night to come in Dakar.
Speaking to reporters at their training ground at Abuko, the head coach of Gamtel FC Mustapha Manneh, expressed excitement for being the team to represent the Gambia in the WAFU Tournament.
“We are happy to be champions of the FA and Super cup and also to represent our country in an international competition,” he said.
He admitted that a lot is expected from them, but assured that they will play well to win for the country.
“We are going to play as much as we can and give our supporters what they deserve,” coach Manneh added.
He said, the management and staff of Gamtel/Gamcel were pleased about the news that their team will be representing the country at WAFU level.
Being his first international competition, the head coach of Gamtel FC said, his team will make sure they do what they are assigned to do, which is to raise the Gambia flag high. “Everybody knows Gamtel of what they are capable of and we will maintain the same,” he said.
Author: Mandu Sanneh