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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2020 Qualifiers: Gambian Team Leaves for Burkina Faso to Play in a First Qualifier

Gambia National Women's U20 football Team

The National U-20 Women Team (Young Scorpions) have left for Burkina Faso ahead of their 1st leg Qualifier in the Preliminary stages of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

The team left the shores of the Gambia on Thursday 16th January 2020 in the early morning and are expected to arrive in Ouagadougou later at 16:30hrs the same day.

“The team has been working very hard during the period to intensify their plans for the first leg, “said head coach Foday Bah. “The girls are coping with the tactics as we try to intensify the training before we leave.

Foday Bah

“The team is mainly dominated by the core of players that played in a double International Friendly with Liberia in Banjul, “he said. “I didn’t have time to invite many other players. I just stick to the girls that played against Liberia and only included in Ola Buwaro to adjust our depth”.

Team Administrator Ebrima Nyassi earlier told the GFF website that travel arrangements for the team are intact. ” We will fly out on Thursday morning from the Banjul International Airport and expect to arrive at at 16:30 local time in Ouagadougou”. He said all documents and logistics related to the team’s travel are in place.

The Match is scheduled for Saturday 18th January 2020 at the 4th August Stadium in Ouagadougou at 16:00hrs. The return leg will be a forth night later in Banjul.

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