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Gambia CHAN team leaves for Mbour prior to int’l friendly with Senegal

Feb 15, 2017, 12:45 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The Gambia CHAN team yesterday left Banjul for Mbour, where they will rub shoulders with Senegal’s U-20 team in an international friendly match slated for Friday 17 February 2017.

The international friendly match is part of The Gambia’s preparations for their 2018 CHAN qualifiers at home to Mali in July 2017, in Banjul.

The home-based Scorpions under the guidance of coach Alagie Sarr, assisted by Foday Bah, Abdoulie Bojang and goalkeeper trainer Abdoulie Bakary Njie will use the tie against the young Terranga Lions to stretch their muscles up for their 2018 CHAN qualifiers against the Eagles of Mali in the first leg tie in Banjul in July 2017.

It would be recalled that The Gambia have never qualified for the CHAN competition since its inception in 2009, which is meant for players plying their trade in their respective domestic league competitions.