Detection of kids to form the nucleus of the third class of Mali has been completed. Indeed, as is customary , two years after recruitment of the second group ( September 2009 ) , a new generation of kids joined the JMG Academy of Bamako to form the core of his third promotion . Spread over almost a year , said detection which began in October 2010 by bringing together a tournament for kids up to 35 KGS has several phases :
- A preliminary tournament from October 2010 to January 2011, keeping only the best teams and allow players identified but whose teams were eliminated, they have a chance to follow through by moving all together in a selection formed for this purpose and called "Selecta".
- A group stage which has been published previously, after which thirty boys were selected for a final stage closed within the Academy, from 26 to 28 November 2012.
Benefits pleasant enough kids in the tournament foreshadowed a difficult choice to be finalized at the end of the course. This was confirmed in the announcement of the list provided by the JMG Coach "himself", a week after the course: only five players were selected !!! :
- Three of Abidjan : Gnaléga Freddy, Nene Bi-Tra Dorgelès, Alpha Balde Bamba
- Two of Bamako : Guindo Daouda and Doumbia Kamory .
From left to right top : Mecko, Freddy, Hamadi, Alpha. Bottom : Dorge, Kamory, Lampard.
To these was added Bio Emmanuel from Ghana! It must be said that the publication of the list was a real thunderbolt since many observers predicted that the tournament given the talent of the kids, a core of at least 10 players ! Interviewed for this purpose,
JMG the Coach with a smile replied that : "This is in line with our philosophy! We are becoming more demanding with ourselves and with kids, from generation to generation, in order to maintain a certain difficulty which necessarily pushes our children to work harder, to access the power elite and stay there! This must be done for the kids with a certain pleasure in overcoming difficulties, to progress. And a kid with a passionate football talent surely some do it anymore! But it's true that most students are very talented. Some of them will be reviewed later and they confirm the potential we believed detect in them, then they could join the others. In general, when I have the slightest hesitation, I prefer to give time for reflection ... "
Invited to join their seniors for internship at Tuesday, December 6, 2011, the "blues" of the Academy (meaning new), the Coach Lambert has taken care to dress in a blue outfit - happy coincidence or veiled symbol? - also received two weeks of vacation season.
Coulibaly Hamadi who had participated in the workshop had the opportunity to be reviewed during this holiday and thereafter permanently joined others to recovery, Tuesday, January 17 last, thus completing the group of seven (7). Since there prevails the "Blue House" a good mood after the holidays and we see kids in a real happiness to tread again the lawn which seems to have obviously missed, really missed! It is therefore left for another year with the hope for all lovers of the beautiful game, the first steps of the Children of JMG out of the "Blue House" ... Fingers crossed because ... as the poet said ... "Silence, you work! ".
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012 TO ALL. Yours in sport,