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Gambia on training series for AFCON Qualifiers

Jun 3, 2015, 10:53 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The Gambia National team will continue local training session at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Thursday 4 June 2015, as part of preparations for their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers away to South Africa on Saturday 13 June 2015, in Johannesburg.

The training session will be opened to the public and fans, who will be allowed to be at the stands to watch the Scorpions training session under new head coach Raoul Savoy, in his quest to qualify The Gambia to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Gabon.

The Scorpions will clash with Uganda in an international friendly set for Tuesday 9 June 2015, at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Kampala to prepare themselves physically, morally and mentally for their crunch 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers away to South Africa on 13 June 2015 in Johannesburg.

Twenty-four Gambian foreign-based players have been invited for the South Africa clash. They are as follows:


1. Pa Demba Touray

2. Sam Jammeh

3. Modou Jobe


4. Omar Colley

5. Dawda Ngum

6. Omar Jagne

7. Pa Modou Jagne

8. Ousman SM Koli

9. Abdou Jammeh

10. Buba Sanneh


11 Matarr Nyang

12. Sulayman Marreh

13. Hamza Barry

14. Ebrima Shona

15. Yusupha Njie

16. Pa Amat Dibba

17. Sanna Nyassi

18. Omar Jagne

19. Dema Savage

20. Ibou Touray


21. Mustapha Carol

22. Assan Cessay

23. Momodou Secka Barrow

24. Abdoulie Kenny Mansally


25. Marcel Mendy, Executive Director, NSC

26. Marthin Gomez, GFF

27. Raoul Savoy, head coach

28. Alhagie Marong, Goalkeeper Trainer

29. Ousman Drammeh, Procurement Officer

30. Modou Sowe, team Manager

31. Dr Emad team doctor

32. Wandifa Ceesay-physio