Gambia slip to Ghana in friendly

Thursday, June 08, 2017

The Gambia national team yesterday lost to Ghana Black team B by 2-1 in a friendly game played in Accra.

The friendly match was part of the Scorpions preparations for the continent’s biggest football showdown qualifiers awayto their fellow West Africans this weekend.

Striker Lamin Jallow’s lonegoal in the gamewas eventually proved to be a consolation goal for the Scorpions, who are currently in Accra, Ghana for a five-day training camp in preparation for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opener against Benin on Sunday 11 June 2017.

Coach Sang Ndong and hischarges are set to leave Accra, Ghana on Friday 9 June 2017 for Cotonou for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers opener against Benin on Sunday 11 June 2017, at the Mathew Keriko Stadium in Cotonou, Benin.

The Scorpions boss opted to continue with a back three to face Ghana’s local national team.

The Scorpions gaffer first experimented the new system favoured by most managers in world football during the Scorpions last encounter against the Central African Republic in March.

Author: Lamin Darboe