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Sunday, August 14, 2011

The Gambia Plays Good Test

By Mandu Sanneh

The Gambia national senior team, scorpions on Wednesday rode over their visitors, the Democratic Republic of Congo in a friendly match at the independence stadium in Bakau.
A brilliant 40 yard goal from Tijan Jaiteh in the 18 minutes of the first half put his side ahead.
Demba Savage doubled the lead for The Gambia in the 22 minutes of the game before the Zilina FC forward Momodou Ceesay alias Zico scored a spot kick to wrap up the goal scoring spree in the 72 minutes for The Gambia.           

The game was organized in  preparation of the CAF nations cup qualifiers against the Namibian side which is schedule for September next month while their opponents,  Congo are also in the same preparation to face Senegal.
The Gambian tactician Paul Put and his Gambian side are making everything possible to qualify for the first time in the history of Gambian football to play in Garbon and Equatorial Guinea in the 2012 Nations’ cup.
Wednesday’s win gave hope to many supporters in the country that the team can make it to the 2012 Nations cup in Garbon and Equatorial Guinea for the first time.

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