- Tuesday, 07 May 2013
- Written by Bakary B. Baldeh
The Normalisation Committee of The Gambia Football Federation is pleased to finally announce that a selection of U-19 players has left for Italy to take part in the annual Umbria football tourney.
A total of twenty players and five officials departed Banjul on Sunday 5th May, 2013 via Dakar to Italy where they would join counterparts from seven other countries for the one week tournament.
It would be recalled that The Gambia was invited to the Umbria tournament in 2012 as part of the technical cooperation between Italy and the Gambia Football Federation through the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The Gambia will open its account against San Marino on Tuesday 7th May in Group A before taking on Slovenia the following day Wednesday 8th May and wrapping up to Umbria on Thursday evening which shall confirm their sailing through to the next round of the tournament.
The team and officials are expected to return to Banjul next week.
LIST OF OFFICIALS
Sulayman Joof – Head of Delegation
Peter Bonu Johnson – Head Coach
Luciano Mancini – Technical Assistant
Kalifa Manneh – Team Medics
Sanna Bojang – Kits Manager
LIST OF PLAYERS
Bubacarr Sanyang – Armed Forces
Musa Touray – Steve Biko
Bernard Demba – Samger
Antou Badjan – Gambia Ports Authority
Adama Sabally – Real de Banjul
Mass Manga – Hawks
Bakary Njie – Wallidan
Alieu Jatta – Brikama United
Sulayman Marreh – Samger
Modou Jallow alias Figo – Real de Banjul [Captain]
Yusupha Bobb – Hawks
Ebou Kanteh – Brikama United
Dawda Sissohore – Gambia Ports Authority
Ousman Manneh – Steve Biko
Bully Drammeh – Brikama United
Momodou Badjie – Hawks
Malick Dambel – Wallidan
Musa Bangura – Hawks
Lamin Jallow – Real de Banjul
Yusupha Jones – Hawks