Jun 1, 2020, 12:25 PM
Gunjur United Football Club has given D40,500 to its players and officials after receiving financial aid from The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) through the FIFA Covid-19 relief fund.
As part of the training camp, the Scorpions will play against Guinea Conakry and Congo Brazza Ville in friendly matches prior to their crunch qualifiers away to Gabon in November 2020.
Coach Tom Saintfiet has invited forty players for the training camp in Portugal, where they will rub shoulders with Guinea Conakry and Congo Brazza Ville.
The Gambia is currently leading group D of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with 4 points after two group matches following their convincing 3-1 away victory over Angola before their 2-2 draw at home to Democratic Republic of Congo in November 2019.
Meanwhile, the Scorpions need to beat Gabon both home and away legs to increase their chances of making their debut in the continent’s bi-annual biggest football jamboree after failing to qualified in their previous attempts.
Head coach of Brikama United Football Club, Modou Lamin Nyassi alias Chally, through his United Kingdom (UK) partners Maria Phippen, Carla, and Dylan, recently donated food items to Penyem, Busura, Manduwar and Brikama, worth D84, 120.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports over the weekend concluded a three-day tour of proposed sporting facilities project sites in rural Gambia.