Diaspora, Africa – (African Boulevard News) – The Gambia U-20 team’s head coach Abdoulie Bojang has expressed confidence that his team will perform exceptionally in the upcoming 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina. The coach is optimistic, despite being drawn in a challenging group comprising Germany, Paraguay, and Mexico.
Bojang is confident that his team is ready for the challenge. “We have been working hard, and the players are well-prepared to tackle the opponents in our group,” he said. He believes that the preparation his team underwent was crucial in preventing injuries and improving their physical and mental readiness.
The Gambia U-20 team has a relatively young squad, with most players being 17-18 years old. However, Bojang is convinced that his squad’s youthfulness is an advantage rather than a disadvantage. “Our young players are energetic and willing to learn and adapt,” he said. Bojang also expressed hope that the young talent in his squad could potentially have long-term benefits for Gambian football.
The coach is determined to maintain a positive attitude and ensure that his players do the same. He has urged his team to approach each game without fear and play with confidence. “We have to believe in ourselves, and we have to give it our all,” he emphasized.
Although The Gambia U-20 team has never won a FIFA U-20 World Cup, Bojang is determined to change that. He believes that his team’s participation in the tournament is an opportunity to showcase Gambian football’s progress. “We want to represent our country well and, at the same time, improve our ranking in FIFA,” he added.
In conclusion, with the FIFA U-20 World Cup just around the corner, Bojang and his team are eager to prove themselves on the world stage. The coach’s belief in his team’s abilities is evident, and he is determined to ensure they play to the best of their abilities. The Gambia U-20 team’s participation is an opportunity to showcase Gambian football’s progress, and their young players’ youthful energy and eagerness to learn and adapt can only guarantee brighter prospects for the future of Gambian football.