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Mali happy even if gbege dey house



Mali playa dem dey kampe, for Nations Cup, even tho one kin gbege dey dia contri, as pipu dey fite demsef.

Since January 12, 2012, some kin pipu don dey follow Mali soja fite, sake of say dem no wan dey inside Mali again. De pipu say dem wan form dia own contri and de gbege heavy sotay, soja from oda contri, plus France own sef, don follow enta de fite dis month.

Mali coachi, wey dem born for France, Patrice Carteron, tok say as oda contri soja don follow enta de fite, hin playa dem don happy small, becos e mean say de fite fit finish quick.

”E no easy becos dis fite don reach one year now. As oda contri and France sef don join so, all de playa and even de contrimen don happy,” na im de coachi, wey bin play as defenda for Lyon, yarn.

”Dia mind don dey rest becos de contri go soon quiet again and all man fit rest.”

Carteron follow tok say futbal na im dey make all Mali gentle since.

”Na inside Mali we bin start to prepia for Nations Cup and I bin dey bow sometines, becos 20,000 pipu dey come look us as we dey train. We don give Mali pipu hope and we wan carri go for South Africa sef,” na im Carteron tok.

Goalie trainer, Mahamadou Sidibe bin yarn AFP (anoda amebo pipu like we), for inside dia hotel for South Africa say, even tho tins rough for Mali, dem dey try face wetin dem dey do, but dem still dey call house.

”Tension full everiwhere for Mali, but we get hope say de gbege go soon finish,” na im Sidibe tok (Hinsef bin don play for Mali for Nations Cup bifor).

”I dey stay for Bamako (Mali capital) but my pipu dem dey stay Paris (France capital) becos everiwhere still rough.”

”Na everiday we dey call pipu for Mali make dem yarn us as tins be. E no go disturb us for South Africa sha.”

Mali team manager, Amadou Cisse, tok say all de playa dey put mind for Nations Cup.

”Team morale na helele and all de playa dey tink of Nations Cup. Na our fess match wit Niger on Sunday na im remain na.”



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