GAMTEL IN OPERATION DESERT STORM ..As Armed Forces head to Abidjan

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When the draw for the African club competitions surfaced, putting the Gambian champions Gamtel against Algeria’s CS Constantine, anxiety gripped Gambian fans over both the financial burden and the prospects on the pitch. Undeterred Gamtel have vowed to represent Gambia and have sent a strong squad to storm the Algerian champions in this first leg of the preliminary tie expected to be played tomorrow. The return leg would be in Banjul on 4 or 5 December. Promised with a D250,000 support from the Gambia Football Federation, Gamtel should have no qualms in footing the bill of this maiden trip and with all Gambian hearts beating in prayers for them, the Telecoms Boys should pull respectable score line ahead of the home decider. In the Confederations Cup, Armed Forces are up in arms baying for the blood of the Ivorian side FC San Pédro also expected to be played tomorrow. In the event of success in this tie, the soldiers will be in for an even]]>