May 27, 2011, 2:32 PM
The head coach of the senior national team Coach, Paul Put, has named Ebou Sillah as the Scorpions team captain as The Gambia takes on Liberi a on Sunday in their first appearance in the 2010 qualifiers.
The decision to award Sillah the Captaincy was made known to journalists yesterday in an interview with Paul Put after the Scorpions test game with the U20's team which ended 2-1 in favour of the Senior national team. Ken Mansally got the first goal after coming on as a substitute. Saine Touray, alias Ballack, leveled the scores for the U20 side, but Mansally again took a powerful shot that went passed the goalkeeper and into the net to give the Scorpions the lead.
Commenting on the game Paul Put said, "I was not happy with the first half performance we had a better second half than the first half, I told the players to be hungry for the ball and ready to fight".
He explained that the team is going to
Put will be traveling with an 18 man squad to
Meanwhile the Pointsports was reliable informed that the team will be traveling to
Gambian international Dawda Bah will not make it for