The President of the Gambia Football Association, Seedy MB Kinteh has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to serve as a member of it’s Standing Committee and a member of it’s Judicial Bodies for the period of 2006-2008.
According to a press release from GFA Mr Kinteh’s appointment was taken by the executive committee of CAF in its recent meeting in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
Below is the full text of the press release from GFA:
At its recent meeting in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), decided to appoint Mr Seedy MB Kinteh, President of the Gambia Football Association as a member of the CAF Standing Committee, and a member of its Judicial Bodies for the period of 2006-2008.
According to the letter conveying the information, signed by Secretary General Mustapha Fahmy, Mr Kinteh will be among old and new members whose experience and availability and loyal service to football could be counted on in the mission to develop and promote African Football. The GFA boss would start his continental career in the organising committee for the inter- club competitions.
Reacting to his appointment Mr Kinteh expressed surprise but said he felt privileged to be included in this prestigious body.
“I think this is an honoured to the Gambia not just me” he said.