By Omar Bah
Mustapha Jarju (Toubabou), captain of The Gambia nationa team described their Wednesday 3-0 victory against the Democratic Republic of Congo at the independence stadium as a signal to their upcoming African nations cup qualifiers against Namibia in September.
The joyous captain told journalists that “we come to play for our country to win, which we did. Now our task is to make sure that we qualify for the upcoming African Cup of Nations in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.”
For Toubabou, the players are ready to do all it takes to win both Namibia and Burkina Faso to make their way to the African Cup of Nations for the first time in history, before reiterating his confident that that The Gambia will make it to Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.
The scorpions’ display against Congo on Wednesday at the independence stadium in Bakau gave hope to fans.
Despite the absent of key players like Ousman Jallow, Sainey Nyassi and Njogu Demba, the team managed to slot three goals into the Congolese net.