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Gambia to play Bissau in friendly Saturday

Jun 29, 2017, 1:49 PM

The Gambia Football Federation has confirmed that the Gambia Home Based National Team will feature in a friendly international with their counterparts from Guinea Bissau on Saturday 1st July 2017 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 20:00hrs ( 8pm).

The warm up for the Local Based Team is in preparation for the Gambia’s first leg African Nations Championship Kenya 2018 (CHAN) qualifier match at home to Mali slated for July 11th.

The Gambia will continue to hone the skills of the CHAN team by making a return leg warm up to Bissau by the following weekend just ahead of hosting Mali at its competitive qualifier in Banjul.

As part of the team’s technical preparation at home, the CHAN team has now moved their local training to the Independence Stadium in Bakau on a daily basis at 4pm.

The Gambia Football Federation urges the general public to come out in numbers to support the junior national team and further solicits the usual cooperation of all stakeholders in this drive. The general public is hereby further informed that entry tickets for the Saturday friendly international are as follows: VIP: D300:00, Covered Pavilions D100:00 and all other stands D25:00.