Queen scorpions to host Sierra Leone in AWCON qualifier today

Oct 25, 2021, 2:16 PM | Article By: Lamin Gibba & Fatou Dem

Gambia national women’s team; the Queen Scorpions will today, Monday, host their West Africa counterpart Sierra Leone in second leg of the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers at Independence Stadium in Bakau at 4pm.


The Queen Scorpions last Monday thumped Sierra Leone 2-nil in the first leg encounter of the qualifiers played at Staduim in Monrovia in Liberia.

The women’s team on Thursday went to camp at the National Technical Training Centre in Old Yundum to continue their training for the all-important match.

The Gambia will be hoping to beat the visitors to progress to the next phase of the qualifiers.

Coach Mariama Boom Sowe in an interview with reporters following their return from Liberia praised her girls for their wonderful display in Monrovia, saying she hope for another victory on home soil.

Captain Penda Bah alias (Crouch), expressed delight with the away victory, while thanking the entire women’s team for a job well done.

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