Apr 10, 2012, 2:58 PM
This is being ascertained by coach Sang Ndong who has continued his intensive preparations with eighteen local based players drawn from the domestic league to be joined by the foreign based players for their crunch clash with the Mauritanian side.
The Gambia must beat Mauritania in order to save their hopes of qualifying for the continent’s biggest football fiesta for the first time in their history since the inception of the championship in 1957.
The Scorpions are currently sitting second place from bottom in group M of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with a single point in two games after losing to Cameroon 1-0 in September 2015, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, following their goalless draw away to South Africa in June 2015 in Durban.
Mauritania are occupying second spot in group M of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with 3 points in two outings following their resounding 3-1 home win over South Africa in September 2015, after losing away to Cameroon 1-0 in June 2015.
Coach Sang Ndong is expected to blend local based players with foreign based players for their crucial tie 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers away to Mauritania.
Cameroon are currently topping group M of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with maximum 6 points in two matches following their 1-0 win over Mauritania and The Gambia in June and September 2015.