Scorpions coach selects final 28-man squad for Gambia’s maiden Afcon tournament

Mamos Media

By Cherno Omar Bobb

Coach of The Gambia national football team, the Scorpions, Tom Saintfiet has announced his final 28-man squad for the Gambia’s maiden African Nations Cup (AFCON) tournament which gets underway in Cameroon next month.

The 28-man squad include:

Goalkeepers: Baboucarr Gaye, Sheikh Sibi and Modou Jobe.

Defenders: Pa Modou Jagne, Omar Colley, James Gomez, Noah Sonko Sundberg, Buba Sanneh, Ibou Touray and Saidy Janko.

Midfielders: Muhammed Mbye, Ebrima Sohna, Dawda Ngum, Sulayman Marreh, Ebrima Darboe, Yusupha Bobb, Ebou Adams, Musa Barrow, Ablie Jallow and Bubacarr ‘Steve’ Trawally.

Strikers: Ebrima Colley, Lamin Jallow, Buba Jobe, Assan Ceesay, Muhammed Badamosi, Modou Barrow, Dembo Darboe and Yusupha Njie.

The team will now leave for Qatar for a pre-tournament camp that begins next week. There will be two test matches for the Scorpions against the reigning Afcon title holders Algeria and Syria on 1st and 5th Januaryrespectively, with both matches to be played in Doha.

The Scorpions will then fly to Cameroon on 7th January, 2022.


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