Nov 5, 2008, 5:49 AM
After a 1-1
draw in Banjul in the first leg, the Scorpions will have to face a dramatic
encounter againstMauritania in
Nouakchott as they will have to turn the tables in their favour by winning on
Saturday. The game is a do or die affair for the Gambian team as they must beat
the home side, to advance to next stage of the qualifiers.
Speaking to Pointsports, the Assistant Coach Lamin Sarr said he is very optimistic that his side can win the tie. He said, " we are well prepared for the return leg we have called up an 18 man squad to camp and we included four new players in to the team namely Paul Jatta, Ebrima Bojang, Aruna Jammeh, and Joseph Jabang". He stated that they are well prepared and by the help of God we will see a different game in Nouakchott.
He further said that the team will be leaving tomorrow, Tuesday 8thof April 2008, and will play the return leg on Saturday, 12thof April 2008.
Meanwhile it will be recalled that the Scorpions struggled very hard to equalise against Mauritania in Banjul after the visitors took the lead in the first half of the game. The Scorpians did score an equaliser in the second half through Momodou Lamin Sillah alias Del of Wallidan.
Below is the full List of the 18-man squad that are in camp for the return.
1.Modou Jobe (toldo)Real
2. Joseph GomezWallidan
3.Samba BahB/ united
8. Abdou DarboeArmed Forces
9. Habib KuntaSteve Biko
11. Paul JattaHawks
12 Aruna JammehSamger Samger
13. Joseph JabangArmed Forces
15. George ColeWallidan
16. Ousman Koli Steve Biko
17. Sainey Touray Wallidan
18. Momodou Lamin Sillah Wallidan