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Gambia women U20 returns home from B/Faso

Jan 22, 2020, 4:10 PM | Article By: Lamin Gibba

(Issued Monday 21 January 2020)

Gambia National Women U-20 team, Sunday evening returned home from Ouagadougou after their first leg away 3-2 defeat to Burkina Faso on Saturday in the maiden women’s U-20 World Cup qualifiers game, played at the Fourth August Stadium on Saturday.

Catherine Jatta and Haddy Wally were on target for the Gambia U20 women national team but Burkina Faso won the tie 3-2.

The women Scorpions will welcome Burkina Faso in the second-leg on February 1, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

Speaking to the Point Sports shortly after their arrival at the Banjul International Airport, head coach, Foday Bah said his team played well resolute Burkina Faso side.

He said Burkina Faso had a very good side, adding it was a very difficult game, but they managed to score two away goals which is very positive.

He said he was not happy with the score line but the performance of his team was good and they fought hard especially when they were two nil down.

Bah said they have started analyzing the game, noting that they know how Burkina Faso team play now and will resume preparing for the second-leg on Tuesday.