By Omar Bah
Gambian- Belgian technician Paul Putt has hailed the professionalism style of his players after his side registered a 3-0 victory against the visiting side of DR Congo in a friendly , on Wednesday at the independence stadium in Bakau.
After expressing his satisfaction with the way the scorpions played, coach Putt said,
“The players are professionals and knows what it means to qualify for the African Cup of Nations. All what they need now is support.”
“This win will motivate my players in their preparation towards their game against Namibia,” said Putt.
Adding that he is building a stronger side to win both Namibia and Burkina to make it to the peak of African football competition.
Robert Nouzaret, the head coach of the Congolese side admitted playing second best to The Gambia, saying that they were stronger and better than his team.
“I know this team because I have played against them. I think they have improved a lot. I won them here in Banjul by then I was coaching Guinea Conakry,” said Nouzaret.
“I think they have the potential to make it to the African Cup of Nations come 2012,” he said.
Congo will face Senegal early next month in Dakar in the on going African Cup of Nations qualifiers, while The Gambia have to win both Namibia and Burkina Faso to qualify to the African Cup of Nations for the first time.