Jun 16, 2008, 5:23 AM
As part of the preparations for Africa ICC Division Cricket Championship, to be hosted by
The tournament will be competed by six countries, namely the host
The team is expected to leave
On October 4th they will lock horns with
The national cricket team will on October 6th entertain
After many weeks of intensive training at the July 22nd Square and trail matches at the MRC grounds, a 16-man delegation, including 14 players and two officials: Malamin Fofana, alias Faraba, team coach and Johnny Gomez, the team manager, will make it to the championship.
The team will becaptained by Prince Johnson, other players include: Assistant Captain Zacheus Akila and the most experienced player in the team, Moses Bahoum and Mbye Dumbuya, opening bowler and most strong batman, Peter Campbell, the keeper, Malvin Williams, Banki Greywood, Seedy Darboe Aniru Conteh, Bounty, Antel Mendy, Gibril Njie, Lie Johnson and Amata Bajang.
According to the head of the cricket team, Malamin Fofana, they invited a total number of 35 players drawn from U-17, U-19 and the national squad in order to pick up the best players.
"Over the past months, we have been scouting the best squad that will represent The Gambia in