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 As team leave for Senegal The Executive of the Gambia Football Federation yesterday bade farewell to the local national team (CHAN) bound for Mbour, Senegal where they are scheduled for an international friendly with Senegal U-20 side slated for Friday 17th February. Football House is hopeful that this early beginning for this new team will set them on a good footing ahead of the qualifiers of CHAN 2018. At a farewell meeting held on Wednesday 15th February, was convened at the GFF Secretariat in Kanifing and addressing the players, GFF ExCO Member Alagi Faye advised the team and officials to maintain unity and uphold the spirit of discipline and respect. ‘I encourage all of you to abide by the rules and listen to your coaches during the game. The GFF has confidence in you and your coaching staff and it is our conviction that you will again make the country proud’. Speaking on behalf of the GFF President, 3rd Vice President Martin Gomez said the catchword in the forth coming match is friendly. ‘The purpose is a friendly international although a winning result is important. So you must work together as a team and be able to control your emotions as much as possible just like the way professionals do it’. Mr Gomez finally wished the team good luck in their Friday friendly. Team manager Alagie Demba Conateh and Assistant Coach Foday Bah both thanked the GFF forthe trust and confidence bestowed on them. Both officials promised to live up to expectation and assured the GFF of making the trip a success. The team leaves with 18 players and 9 Officials 1. Alagi Nyabally 2. Baboucarr Ceesay 3. Salieu Krubally 4. Sampierre Mendy 5. Sanna Jarju 6. Matarr Ceesay 7. Lamin Camara 8. Baboucarr Jammeh 9. Gibriel Sillah 10. Ousman Sillah 11. Adama Jammeh 12. Saikou Mansally 13. Mbye Faye 14. Solomon Kanforn 15. Mustapha Drammeh 16. Yaya Ndong 17. Lamin Chatty 18. Pa Modou Bah Abdoulie Bojang Asst Coach Foday Bah Asst Coach Adama Jatta G/K Trainer Kalipha Manneh Doctor Pa Matarr Ndow Physio Amadou LS Jaiteh Kits Manager Dawda AJ Barrow Head Of Delegation Alh Demba Conateh Team Manager Ebrima Manneh Technical Director The team plays on Friday 17th February in Mbour against Senegal U-20 team. While the Gambia prepares for its local based team for the CHAN qualifiers, Senegal is also honing the skills of its youth team for the U-20 Total Africa Cup of Nations Zambia 2017.]]>

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