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The Gambia National U-17 Team Lands In Senegal For Wafu Zone A Tourney

The baby Scorpions have on Monday 3rd September 2018 landed in the Senegalese capital, Dakar for the WAFU Zone A U-17 Tournament which will commence on September 8, 2018.

Coach Lie Bojang and his charges are set to fulfill their task given by the Gambia Football Federation to qualify the Baby Scorpions to the Total Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania 2019.

The Gambia is joined with Mali and Liberia and will open its account on Sunday September 9 at the Stade Alassane Djigo at 6:30pm.

The two finalists from the qualifiers will sail through to the final tournament in Tanzania.

The Gambia, one of four successful nations in the U-17 with two titles, appeared in the U-17 four times, winning the championship twice in 2005, when it hosted it and in 2009 in Algeria.


The qualifiers for the U-17 will for the first time play on a regional basis to determine the seven teams to join hosts Tanzania for next year’s final tournament.

The final 20-man squad are:

  1. Baboucarr Janteh
  2. Malick Senghore
  3. Pa Saikou Sarjo
  4. Bakary Jawara
  5. Ansu Saidy
  6. Modou Basiru Mutairu
  7. Ebrima Jaiteh
  8. Bai Biram Njie
  9. Sainey Sanyang
  10. Ismail Baldeh
  11. Famara Camara
  12. Ousman Gomez
  13. Matarr Gaye
  14. Sheikh Omar Faye
  15. Abdou Jarju
  16. Kebbba M. Sallah
  17. Alagie Gibba
  18. Salieu Goode
  19. Sheriffo Manneh
  20. Kebba Molley

Technical staff:

  1. William Abraham – Head of Delegation
  2. Sadibou Kamaso – Team Manager
  3. Abdoulie bojang – Head Coach
  4. Foday Bah – Assistant Coach
  5. Adama Jatta – Goalkeeper trainer
  6. Ousman Manneh – Medic
  7. Dawda Danso – Physio
  8. Omar K. Phatty – Kits Manager
  9. Alagie Nyassi – Grassroots coordinator