Ahead of the forth coming FIFA Live Your Goals Girls festival slated for the 21st to 23rd October, the Gambia Football Federation as part of the program of activities, has set up a selection of players for the National Women team. The squad is expected to face off Cassa Sport in an international football friendly during the program at the GFF Artificial turf in Jarra Soma.
The provisional squad has begun training at the GFF Technical Training Center in Yundum. The final selection and its eventual planned international match will be the beginning of a new era for the Gambia National Women Team. The 4th edition of the FIFA Live Your Goals will be celebrated in Soma LRR where the GFF artificial turf will also be officially commissioned. The festival is to arouse the interest of girls and women to play football and to create a platform to display their skills and expose talents.
The previous editions of the festivals were held in the Greater Kombo Area except for the 3rd edition that was held in Farafenni, NBR the first time in provincial Gambia.
The festival is expected to attract a thousand young girls who would received technical instructions from Live Your Goals Ambassadors with assistance from the GFF Technical Department. GFF President Lamin Kabba Bajo and Executive members are expected to grace the occasion.