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Coach Sainfiet releases 40-man provisional squad ahead of AFCON

Dec 13, 2021, 2:05 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Head coach of The Gambia senior national team Tom Saintfiet has released a provisional 40-man squad ahead of the 2022 African Cup of Nations to be hosted in Cameroon.

Coach Saintfiet will trim his squad to 28 players before the commencement of the continent's bi-annual biggest football fiesta on 9 January 2022.

The Scorpions are set to clash with current Africa champions Algeria in an international friendly match on 1 January 2022 in Qatar, as part of their preparations for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Gambia will begin their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Mauritania on 12 January 2022 before rubbing shoulders with Mali in their second match on 16 January 2022.

The Scorpions will lock horns with Tunisia in their third match on 20 January 20222.

The players selected for the provisional squad are:

1.Baboucarr Gaye                     21.Sulayman Marreh

2.Sheikh Sibi                             22.Ebrima Darboe

3.Lamin Sarr                             23.Yusupha Bobb                    

4.Modou Jobe                            24.Ebou Adams

5.Lamin Saidy                           25.Alasana Manneh

6.James Gomez                        26.Mahdi Camara

7.Noah Sonko Sundberg            27.Yusupha Njie           

8.Maudo Jarjue                        28.Ablie Jallow

  1. Ibou Touray                     29.Bubacarr Steve Trawally
  2. Saidy Janko                     30.Ebrima Colley                   
  3. Muhammed Mbaye           31.Lamin Jallow                      
  4. Leon Guwara                   32.Buba Jobe
  5. Omar Colley                     33.Assan Ceesay
  6. Sheriff Sinyan                 34. Muhammed Badamosi

15.Sulayman Bojang                35.Modou Barrow               

16.Muhammed Sanneh             36.Dembo Darboe         

17.Pa Modou Jagne                   37.Musa Barrow

18.Buba Sanneh                        38.Kalifa Manneh

19.Dawda Ngum                        39.Nuha Marong Krubally

20.Ebrima Sohna                       40.Abdoulie Sanyang

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