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Gambia calls 16 foreign-based players ahead of Ivory Coast clash

May 29, 2013, 1:30 PM

The Gambia Football Federation has called sixteen foreign-based players for the Scorpions match against Ivory Coast in Banjul on 8 June 2013.

The list included former Scorpions captain Mustapha Jarjue and compatriot Ebrima Sawaneh, both playing in the Belgian Pro league, who did not make the trip to Ivory Coast when the Scorpions lost 3-0. Surprises on the list are the names of England based Mustapha Carayol who plays for Middlesbrough as well as Macoumba Kandji who plays in the Greece in the Second Division.

It has also seen the returning of veteran goalkeeper Pa Dembo Touray.

The List of Invited Players

Lamin Samateh, Ebrima Sohna, Omar Colley, Momodou Ceesay, Demba Savage, Mustapha Jarju, Sanna Nyassi, Ali Sowe, Abdoulie Mansally, Saloum Faal, Macoumba Kandji, Momodou F Danso, Pa Modou Jagne, Ebrima Sawaneh, Pa Dembo Touray and Mustapha Carayol.