10 January 2013

Gambia: GFA Chasing Gambian Pedigree in Rosenborg

Gambian football authorities are pondering to making a swoop for Robin Yosefa Bjomholm-Jatta, a Gambian by decent in one of Norway's biggest club, Rosenborg BK, Foroyaa Sports can reveal.

The 18-year-old Scorpions-hopeful is been seriously considered as a potential talent for Gambia national team by Gambia Football Association officials.

Born 27 January 1994,

Robin Yosef Bjorn Holm-Jatta at 14-years busted to the limelight and was fast tracked to the Norwegian U-15, 16, 17 and 18 of recent and the performance of the youngster has caught eyes of Gambia technical staff, who, in their ambitious plan for 2013, are making inquiries to have him switch allegiance to his country of origin.

Scouting Gambian players around the globe in preparation for the Scorpions crunch game against star-studded Ivory Coast March this year.

"We are going to track them. I have a friend of mine who is in Norway. We will make attempts to get them to play for us. We try contact him[Robin Bjorn Holm-Jatta] and his parents on the issue" Musa Njie Technical Director of the Gambia Football Association, divulge to Foroyaa Sports yesterday.

Last month, Robin got on the score sheet for Rosenborg BK against Germany's Borrusia Dortmund in all reserve team encounter. As a result of his flashes of brilliance in the B team, Rosenborg BK head coach has lined up the would-be Gambian for the coming new season.

Robin is among a host of players being monitored by Gambia including Middlesborough's midfielder Mustapha Carayol, Pa Amat Dibba, Joe Sise and Seeju King of Nordjallaend for the World Cup qualifier matches.

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