Wednesday, February 8

YOUNG SCORPIONS BEGIN COUNTDOWN TO CAIRO

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With the African Under -20 football championship only a month away in Cairo Egypt, the Gambian contingent is counting down the clock with intense preparations.

Coach Aboulie Bojang, a former Gambian international, started out with a large contingent that he is soon expected to trim to a final list. The competition, also called the African youth championship is the second most coveted football event on the continent.

“The Young Scorpions coach is also looking forward to inviting a few foreign based additions as re-enforcement to the crop of local players, team Manager Pa Suwareh Faye said in a positing on the GFF Facebook page yesterday. He noted with joy that the support from the GFF is overwhelming in providing logistics in the local preparation.”

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Meanwhile, The Standard has reliably learnt that the team will hold a week- long camp in Morocco ahead of the tourney in Eqypt.

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