Scorpions intensify training in Cameroon ahead of AFCON opener 

Jan 10, 2022, 3:45 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

The Gambia national team (Scorpions) on Saturday commenced their training sessions at the Molyko Omnisport stadium in Buea Town as they arrived in Cameroon.


The Scorpions held two training sessions on Saturday as they were visited by the Governor of the South West Region of Cameroon at their training ground at the Molyko Omnisport Stadium in Buea Town.

Speaking after their arrival in The Gambia from Qatar training camp, head coach, Tom Saintfiet, said they were ready to serve The Gambia.

“We are as prepared as any other team, though we have challenges here and there. I have not been able to interact with some of my players since November but we hope to do our best,” he said before they were bid farewell by Gambian President Adama Barrow.

Pa Modou Jagne, the team captain expressed their readiness to fully participate in the top African competition. 

“We are very ready to play for our country. As you all know this is the first time The Gambia is taking part in the competition compared to other countries that are more experienced than us,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Scorpions will open their group F games against Mauritania on Wednesday 12 January 2022.