Her name is Sainey Sissohore and she was on August 2, appointed Women’s Football Coordinator by the Gambia Football Federation.
Appreciating the confidence the Federation has in her, the one-time Gambia U-17 women’s assistant captain made it her priority to coordinate and implement women football activities, promoting the game at all levels.
Sissohore told Cafonline.com
“Education made me who I am today, women footballers often have short careers therefore they need to take their education seriously as well as excel in football. Football is a game which needs a lot of concentration and commitment the aspiring women’s footballers should be committed.”
Sissohore, a left-footed striker during her playing days, started her career with Abuko United, a first division (top tier) team in the women’s league.
She was one of quintet selected to serve as ambassadors of women’s football in the FIFA ‘Live Your Goals Project’.