Jan 2, 2020, 3:39 PM
The Gambia U-17 will battle against opponents
Defending champions The Gambia lead the bunch of contenders for a place at the continental cadet championship. The Baby Scorpions will come up against their Tunisian counterparts who have a 3-2 advantage from the first leg.
However, coach Lamin Sambou's team has yet to drop at home and is highly tipped to halt the campaign of the North Africans with its goal hunter, The Gambia U-17's Captain Buba Jallow, who scored the brace in the first leg.
The Baby Scorpions edged out another North African side,
The Gambians are bent on rewriting history after failing to qualify for the 2007 edition in
Head coach Lamin Sambou remains upbeat over the Baby Scorpions’ chances of reaching the finals of the 2011 African U-17 Championship in
The team almost snatched a 2-2 but succumbed to a 3-2 defeat when the boys unfortunately conceded a last-minute goal owing to lack of concentration from the players.
Hosts Rwanda have qualified automatically while Egypt, according to cafonline, have reached the final round following the withdrawal of Mauritius, and the identity of the remaining six teams will be known during the weekend.
However, Coach Frimpong Manso remains upbeat about his team's chances against the Junior Teranga Lions.
The final tournament takes place from 7 to 22 January 2011 in