By Cherno Omar Bobb
Gambian football star, Alhagie MS Jallow who plays for newly promoted United Arab Emirates (UAE) Division One side Gulf FC, recently donated football materials to Region United in Farafenni, North Bank Region.
The versatile midfielder, who guided Gulf FC to the UAE Division One this season also supported other individual Gambia Football Federation divisional players with football materials.
The materials donated by the player included 20 sets of jerseys, 6 coaches’ jerseys, 2 sets of corns, 2 sets of goalkeeper gloves, football boots, guards, bags, tapes and a football pump.
Jallow, who is currently on holidays in The Gambia, said the gesture was in fulfillment of a promise he made to his former club Region United, formally called Timeless.
The 23-year old who was in 2013/2014 invited to The Gambia national Under 17 team, said his dream is to represent The Gambia senior national team in the not distance future.
Jallow, who can also operate on the left wing previously played for Al Hamriyah Sports Club, another UAE Division One team.
Jallow, who finished this season as overall top scorer for his club and second best assist provider in UAE Division Two, noted that his target is to move to Europe in the near future, adding that he is currently working hard to realise his wish. He urged young players to keep working hard, saying it is not easy being a footballer, but with time, hard work and motivation, they can make it.
He had been the star player for his team and pointed out that it is difficult to hold a regular place in his club which comprises various nationalities that include Nigerians, Cameroonians, Ghanaians and Brazilians, but added that he has always secured a regular staring place.