Gilkock Football Academy, Brufut Branch
Working to develop West African football
Position: Central Defender
Omar Gaye known to many as Tea has been with the academy over the years and has lived to see his capabilities with the academy since he has grown from strength to strength over the years. He really has developed his game and his confident to play as central defender grows.
Tea as fondly called has assets such as good aerial combat, quick on the ball, very solid and dangerous in the opponents half, pacy, good cantering, veracious shots and above all a total team player. His ability to man mark opponent as well as overlapping shows his competence as a central defender.
Due to the above mentioned assets, he is sometimes used as a full back. He is always willing to learn and has since promised to go the extra mile. In 2007/08 he was an instrumental in helping Brufut united a third division side that emerged and this year he will lead the team this year following the absence of most of the boys.