#Sports

Gambia U-20 to host Burkina Faso in first leg women’s world cup qualifiers today 

Sep 24, 2021, 11:52 AM | Article By: Lamin Gibba

The Gambia national women’s U-20 team will today, Friday 24th September 2021 host West African counterparts Burkina Faso U-20 in the first-leg of the FIFA women’s world cup qualifier at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

The Gambia U-20 on Tuesday went to camp at the National Technical Training Center at Yundum ahead of their crunch women’s world cup tie against Burkina Faso.

According to the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) the game will be played behind closed doors.

The Gambia women’s U-20 will play Burkina Faso in two-legged encounter.

The women’s U-20 will host Burkina Faso in Banjul on 24th of September, 2021 with the second leg billed for 8 October, 2021, in Ouagadougou.

Speaking to Pointsports, assistant head coach, Chorro Mbenga said the preparation is at high gear, adding that they have been training for almost two months.

 “Honestly the team was a raw team but during the past two months, we have definitely been working hard. We have confident that they will deliver as expected,” she said.

Read Other Articles In Sports
Trawally Njie Dibba
Trawally, Njie, Dibba score for foreign clubs
Nov 12, 2021, 12:51 PM

Gambian international players, Foday Trawally, who plays for Estonian side Paide, Baboucarr Njie who plies his trade with Rio Grande Valley in USA and Pa Dibba of Turkish side Eyupspor all scored for their respective clubs during their last games before the international break.

Serign Njie
Wrestler Serign Njie alias Gaindeh dies
Sep 29, 2021, 11:41 AM

The Gambia Wrestling Association (GWA) has announced the demise of iconic wrestler Serign Njie who goes by his wrestling sobriquet as “Gaindeh”.

Football
Ecomog FC whip Red Star FC in Gunjur nawetan
Sep 27, 2021, 12:45 PM

Ecomog FC on Saturday whipped Red Star FC 2-0 in the on-going 2021-2022 Gunjur ‘nawetan’ played at the Gunjur Upper Basic School Football Field.

Ali Sowe v14
Ali Sowe signs for Russian Premier side
Feb 23, 2021, 2:00 PM

Gambian international striker, Ali Sowe has signed a loan deal for Russian Premier League side Rostov with an option of signing a permanent contract.