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Gambia take on Liberia in WAFU tourney on Thursday

Nov 2, 2015, 9:56 AM

The Gambia local-based team has been paired to play its opening game of the WAFU tournament with Liberia in Group A on Thursday 5 November 2015 at St Louis, Senegal.

The tournament, also nicknamed Mawade Wade tournament, is meant for only local-based players in the WAFU Zone, and will comprise only four countries: The Gambia, Liberia, Guinea Bissau and hosts Senegal.

The tournament kicks off on Tuesday 3 November 2015 with Senegal set to square off with Guinea Bissau in the opening day of the tournament. All matches will be played at St Louis.

The Gambia’s list of players is as follows: Baboucarr Ceesay Gambia Armed Forces FC; MBoge Faye, Banjul United FC; Ebrima Jarju, Real De Banjul FC; Mbye Faye, Real De Banjul FC; Lamin Sonko, Interior FC; Ebrima Sidibeh, Real De Banjul FC; Bakary Samateh, Samger FC; Modou Lamin Taal, Bombada FC; Ebrima Jobe, Gamtel FC; Bun Sanneh, Real De Banjul FC; Abdoulie Jallow, Real De Banjul FC; Pa Omar Babou, Banjul United FC; Yankuba Jallow, Marimoo FC; Pa Omar Jobe, Real De Banjul FC; Yaya Ndong, Gamtel FC; Daniel Mendy, Brikama United FC; Adama Touray, Gamtel; Hamidou Bojang, Brikama United FC; Alagie Sarr, GPA FC, and Baboucarr Camara, Real De Banjul FC.

The officials are: Abdoulie Jallow, head of delegation; Demba Conateh, team manager; Ebrima Manneh, technical director; Numukunda Kanyi, GFF Ex CO; Omar Ceesay, head coach; Abdoulie Bojang, assistant coach; Abdoulie Njie, G/K trainer; Pa Matarr Ndow, physio; Kalifa Manneh, doctor, and Mustapha Gassama, kits manager.