U-20 coach unveils Squad

Friday, April 20, 2018

Head coach of The Gambia national U-20 team Matarr Mboge has unveiled his final squad for the forthcoming Fox Sport WAFU Zone A football tournament to be hosted in Liberia from April 24 to 6 May 2018.

The young Scorpions are in group B with Guinea Conakry, Senegal and Mali for the Sub-regional football carnival. They will begin their group B campaign against Guinea Conakry on Wednesday 25 April at the Samuel K. Doe Stadium in Monrovia at 6pm.

Speaking at a press briefing held at the Gambia Football Federation Secretariat in Kanifing yesterday, coach Mboge said the team started training four months ago.

He said the team is well prepared for the tournament, noting that they have secured positive results in their test matches with top-flight sides.

Coach Mboge further stated that their objective is to make The Gambians proud, adding that their main target is to prepare for the 2019 Africa U-20 Youth Championship qualifiers.

The players selected for the WAFU Zone tournament are:


1. Yankuba Colley-Hawks

2. Ebrima Cham-Gamtel


3. Ousman Gai-Stade De Mbour, Senegal

4. Muhammed Sanneh-Real De Banjul

5. Sadi Gaye-Wallidan

6. Habibou Mendy-Brikama United

7. James Gomez-Real De Banjul

8. Modou Ndow-Wallidan

9. Lamin Conteh-GPA


10. Saikou Touray-Marimoo-vice captain

11. Matarr Ceesay-GAF

12. Ousman Joof-Marimoo

13. Edrisa Ndow-ASC Ndiambour-Senegal

14. Alagie Sarr-GPA

15. Alfusainey Jatta-Fortune FC


16. Adama Jammeh-GAF

17. Basiru Mbye-Lokeren-Belgium-captain

18. Abdoulie Sarr-Real De Banjul

19. Matarr Badjie-Hawks

20. Mustapha Drammeh-Stade De Mbour-Senegal 

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: Coach Matarr Mboge and his U-20 players