U-17 FEMALE TEAM CAPTAIN, VICE OPTIMISTIC
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The captain and vice captain of The Gambia national U-17 female
football team who are making their first appearance in the World Cup later this
month are optimistic that they will put up a respectable performance in Azerbaijan.
Amie Jarju, and Sainey Sissoho, respectively were speaking during a press conference held at the Seaview Garden Hotel in Kololi on Saturday ahead of their departure for a 10-day training camp in Morocco said they are going out to give their best.
As they always say in their Wollof slogan ‘Dem beh Jehg’ meaning ‘We will go up to the end’, the girls assured that they will not let Gambians fans down. “Let Gambians not be scared and we are going out there to do our best because we will always have it in mind that our people are behind us,” they said, adding that they are urging allGambians to pray forthem. They were however thankful to coaches Lamin Sambou and Lamin Sarr for leaving all their busy schedule to assist them in their training.
1. Aminata Gaye, 1st goal keeper; 2. Mariama Ceesay, 2nd goal keeper; 3. Fatim Jawara, 3rd goal keeper; 4. Amie Jarju, captain; 5. Anna Nyassi; 6. Mariama Bojang; 7. Fatou Fatty; 8. Awa Demba; 9. Sirreh Jatta; 10. Binta Colley; 11. Fatou Darnoe; 12. Ndey Biyyaye; 13. Veronic Malak; 14. Fatou Gibba; 15. Adama Tamba; 16. Awa Tamba; 17. Mari Camara; 18. Isatou Jallow (Isatou Basse); 19. Meita Sanneh; 20. Penda Bah; and 21. Sainey Sissoho, vice captain.
Buba K. Jallow, head coach; Chorro Mbenga, Mariama Sowe (Bom), Alhagie Marong, goal keeper trainer; Kalipha Manneh, team doctor; Sainabou Cham, Physicio; Haddijatou Jatta, and Musa Njie, technical director, as kits manager.
Author: Baboucarr Camara