Despite having an advantage over their opponents in Banjul in their first leg encounter, The Gambia U-20 team
will be expected to put up a good performance in Nouakchott
after failing to impress their fans in Banjul
during their 1-0 win at home on July 28.
The Gambia U-20 team Coach, Lorenzo Rubbinacci, has a great
task to maintain his team's lead by avoiding defeat in Mauritania. The
team is expected to either go in for a win or draw to proceed to the second
stage of the African Youth Qualifiers where they will neither meet Ghana or Libya.
But Lorenzo is confident that his players will produce
better results in their second leg cracker judging their recent improvement and
response during training sessions.
equally a very formidable side and very disciplined especially in the
mid-field. They will fight to come back into to the competition especially
looking at their level of development in Youth football.
The Gambia U-20 were
bronze medallist in the 2007 African Youth Championship in Congo and put in a very respectable performance
in the World Youth Championship in Canada the same year.