Sep 1, 2021, 3:20 PM
The vice president of the Republic of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray on Monday presided over the launch of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) for the Road to AFCON 2022, on behalf of President Adama Barrow.
Coach Tom Saintfiet and his charges will use the international friendly clash with the Algerians to prepare themselves fit enough for the continent’s bi-annual biggest football showpiece.
The Gambia has been drawn with Tunisia, Mauritania and Mali in Group F of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations.
Meanwhile, the Scorpions lost to New Zealand 2-0 in an international friendly match played last month in Qatar.
A few players have recently pulled out due to the new FIFA rule, injuries they sustained in their weekend matches and thus has forced the Belgian tactician to make frantic changes to the squad that is about to travel from Brussels to Libreville on Monday 9 November 2020.
Fortune Football Club, Gambia Armed Forces and Real De Banjul are contending for the 2020-2021 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division One League crown.
The People’s Republic of China Embassy in The Gambia on Wednesday 13 April 2022 donated Kung fu equipment to The Gambia Kung fu Federation at a ceremony held at the Embassy in Bijilo. The materials included clothes, shoes and swords, among others.