Nov 9, 2020, 1:17 PM
The Gambia National young Scorpions (U20) will open their WAFU exhibition on November 22nd to face rivals and Champions Senegal at the Stade Lat-Dior de Thies.
Coach Tom Saintfiet and his charges are currently occupying top spot in group D of the continent’s biggest football showpiece 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.
Coach Saintfiet recently named a strong provisional squad for his side doubled-legged clash the Gabonese on 12 and 16 November 2020.
The Scorpions require trouncing the Panthers in both home and away ties to fancy their chances of qualifying for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be host in Cameroon.
Meanwhile, Gabon are sit second in group of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with 4 points after their goalless draw away to Democratic Republic of Congo before their 2-1 home victory over Angola in November 2019.
Scorpions’ striker, Muhammed Badamosi scored his fifth league goal of the season for his Moroccan side FUS Rabat during their 3-1 home win over Rapide Oued Zem in their week twenty-seven fixtures of the Botola Pro (Morrocan Second Division League) at the Stade de FUS on Wednesday.
Scorpions coach Tom Saintfiet has released a provisional squad of 38 players selected for Gambia’s double header against Gabon in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers scheduled for next month.