May 31, 2017, 10:08 AM
The Gambia National U-20 team are set to resume intensive training for their crunch 2017 African U-20 Youth Championship qualifiers second round second leg tie with Morocco National U-20 team, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Coach Omar Sise and his charges will use the next two weeks to prepare themselves physically and mentally for their crucial second-leg tie qualifiers against the Young Atlas Lions on 12 June 2016, in Rabat to boost their chances of qualifying to the final round of the qualifiers.
Coach Omar Sise’s charges beat Morocco 1-0 in the first leg played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau despite missing several goal-scoring opportunities in the game.
The Gambia will be contending for a positive result against Morocco in the second leg in Rabat to sail to the final round of the qualifiers after beating the Atlas Lions 1-0 in the first leg in Banjul at the weekend.
Zambia are expected to host the continent’s bi-annual junior biggest football fiesta next year, which serves as a qualifying round for African countries for the FIFA U-20 World Cup.