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Gambia U-17 Win Second Friendly

Jun 12, 2009, 7:23 AM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Goals from midfielders Pateh Nyang, Striker Ebrima Bojang and substitute Buba Jallow were good enough   to earn the two time African Champions a comfortable win over Africell FC in Wednesday's friendly at the Independence Stadium.

Barely four months before the start of the World U-17 junior Championship in Nigeria, the win is the U-17's second of the week after thrashing Bakau united 4-0 earlier.

Africell who had a superb ball possession leveled the scored through striker Alagie Omar Jammeh following a clever cross from the left wing few minutes to the second period.

Speaking to reporters shortly after the game, the assistant coach of the U-17 Lamin Sambou hailed the performance of newly invited Samger Striker Buba Jallow who scored three goals in 2 friendly games.

He said if the player continues this momentum he may be part of the world cup squad.

"The FA is planning to stage international friendly matches for the team ahead of the world cup in Nigeria," he concluded.