Baby Scorpions undergo MRI test ahead of WAFU Zone A U-17

Dec 7, 2020, 2:54 PM

Ahead of the forthcoming West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone A U-17 tournament scheduled to take place in Sierra Leone 2020, The Gambia National U-17 Team (Baby Scorpions) over the weekend conducted the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test.

Thirty (30) players underwent the test conducted at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul facilitated by the GFF Medical Committee. The test is mandatory for all participating countries and thus all the players listed on the squad were tested on the wrist to ascertain their rightful ages. Another MRI test is expected to be held in the coming days before the team departs for Freetown.

Coach Abdoulie Bojang described the test as “very important for all the players so that when the results are out we will be able to concentrate on the ones that have passed through.”

The list of players

  1. Morro Conteh
  2. Dembo Saidykhan
  3. Ebrima Touray
  4. Fabakary Jammeh
  5. Ebrima Jeng
  6. Essa Sallah
  7. Muhammed Paul Bangura
  8. Adama Bojang
  9. Malick Bojang
  10. Mustapha Jah
  11. Omar Saidykhan
  12. Ousainou Cham
  13. Kebba Jawara
  14. Sana Ceesay
  15. Jim Jeng
  16. Yankuba Minteh
  17. Muhammed Manjang
  18. Sering Modou Faal
  19. Alasan Yirajang
  20. Abdoulie Baldeh
  21. Landing Jarju
  22. Ousman Ceesay
  23. Momodou Morong
  24. Momodou Sarjo
  25. Muhammed Bajo
  26. Baboucarr Sanneh
  27. Momodou Bah (GK)
  28. Kebba Sonko (GK)
  29. Mamina Fatty (GK)
  30. Ansumana Jammeh (GK)

Meanwhile, the draw for the tournament is slated for Monday 7 December 2020 in Freetown.

Baby Scorpions continue to wind up their technical preparations with another impressive record over League Div Two side Latrikunda United with a 3-0 thumping on Thursday at the NTTC in Yundum as part of the final array of warm up matches. Adama Bojang, Malick Bojang and Alasan Yirajang scored the goals for the Baby Scorpions to cap off their impressive win.

Source: GFF

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