GFF President Lamin Kabba Bajo has sent a congratulatory message to Mrs. Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura on her recent appointment as Secretary General of world football governing body, FIFA.
‘ It is with heartfelt joy and pride that we learned of your appointment as the Secretary General of the world football governing body FIFA. In this regard, my colleagues in the Gambia Football Federation and the entire football family of the Gambia join me to express our heartfelt felicitations and best wishes to you on this meritorious achievement’.
Mr. Bajo expressed his Football Federations’ confidence in Mrs. Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s ‘ professional and academic qualifications, coupled with your very distinguished personality your appointment to the mantle of leadership of our dear organization at this very difficult and trying moment of her existence will help in the implementation of the reform process, thus enabling her regain her lost glory and image’.
The GFF President continued, ‘ the foregoing aside, we are very proud s Africans, especially Senegambians that our very own has been chosen from the lot to man the affairs of the most popular and loved game on the globe’.
Mr. Bajo finally prayed that Almighty Allah protect and guide Mrs. Samoura in the execution of the herculean task that lay ahead of her. ‘ In this regard, be assured of our unqualified support, cooperation and prayers to enable you to meet the expectations of the President and the entire football fraternity’.