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Gambia intensifies preparations as AFCON qualifiers with Angola looms

Nov 4, 2019, 1:32 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Gambia senior national team; the Scorpions have intensified preparation for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier opening fixture away to Angola on 13 November in Luanda.

Coach Tom Sainfiet is optimistic of snatching a positive result against the Angolans in the opening match before welcoming Democratic Republic of Congo in their group game in Banjul on 18 November.

Coach Saintfiet will select a formidable squad from thirty-six players for his side crucial clash with the Southern African country.

Gambia needs a win against Angola before hosting Democratic of Congo to increase their hopes of making their debut in the continent’s bi-annual football showpiece