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Gambia U-20 returns with bronze from WAFU tourney

Dec 12, 2019, 3:11 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Gambia’s under 20 national team has returned home from Guinea Conakry, after winning the  bronze medal in the 2019 WAFU zone A football tournament.

The young Scorpions defeated Sierra Leone 8-7 on penalties to secure the medal after failing to defend their crown.

Coach Matarr Mboge and his charges were decorated with bronze medals after grabbing third-spot in the annual football championship. The team won the 2018 WAFU zone A U-20 football tournament title after beating Liberia 2-1 in the final, played in Monrovia.