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Gambia under-20 team © CAF Online

Gambia name squad for U20 Champs

Gambia’s U-20 team team, Darling Scorpions have named their final 21-man squad for the 2011 African Youth Championship scheduled for South Africa from 17 April to 2 May.

Coach Lamin Sarr named his final squad after a local training camp at the Brikama Box Bar Stadium.

The Darlings Scorpion trainer named seven foreign players in his final squad for the tournament namely Ousman Jarju of Spanish giants, Atletico; Omar Jassey of (San Jose Earthquake, USA), Omar Colley (Kansas City Wizards, USA), Matarr Jobe – (FC Valour, Iceland), Ebrima Camara – (Gonilis FC, Sweden), Ebrima Kanteh Ndow (FC Salt, Spain), Saihou Gassama (Real Zaragoza, Spain) and Baboucarr Jammeh (Rush Academy, USA).

Croatia-based defender Lamin Samateh was left out of the squad after his club blocked his release for the tournament.

The Gambians are housed in Group B alongside holders Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria.

Goalkeepers: Musa Camara – (Gamtel), Alagie Nyabally – (Bakau United), Baboucarr Sanyang – (Brikama United)

Defenders: Matarr Jobe – (FC Valour, Iceland), Ebrima Camara – (Gonilis FC, Sweden), Omar Colley - (Kansas City, USA), Baboucarr Savage – (Real de Banjul), Abdou Njie – (GPA), Saikou Jawneh – (Bakau United)

Midfielders: Baboucarr Jammeh – (Rush Academy, USA), Omar Jasseh (Waterman) – (San Jose, USA), Saihou Gassama – (Real Zaragoza, Spain), Lamin Sarjo Samateh – (Samger), Pateh Nyang – (Seaview), Mamut Saine – (Seaview), Pa Sulayman Badjie – (Samger), Mustapha Jatta – (Hawks)

Strikers: Ousman Jarju – (Athletico Madrid, Spain), Alassana Camara – (Steve Biko), Ebrima Camara – (Bakau United), Ebrima Kanteh Ndow – (FC Salt, Spain).

Source: CAF Online


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