Real drafts 19 players for Algeria 2nd-leg


By Sulayman Bah 19 players have been recruited for duty against Africa club championsEstante Sportive Setif ES Setif, Real de Banjul announces. The Gambian champions will be taking on Setif for the second leg of the CAf first round qualifiers and are due to leave for Algiers this Saturday via Senegal.The club yesterday disclosed 19 players will comprise the traveling 30-man delegation but failed short of mentioning names of the picked players. The first leg ended one-all. Real first raced ahead with Ablie Jallow nestling in the game’s opener before ESS equalized twenty-five minutes from time after the hosts had disappointingly switched to the back foot apparently contended with their fragile lead. The return match is billed for April 3rd at the 25,000 Stade 8 Mai 1945 seater stadium with kickoff tipped for 17:00 GMT. Ivorian referee Dennis Dembele takes center stage of proceedings aided by Moussa Bayere and Marius Donatien Tan. Tangba Kambou will be the fourth official while António Mendes of Guinea-Bissau will act as the match commissioner. Real De Banjul needs to score and avoid conceding to stand any hope of qualification in the return leg in Algeria. The capital-based side reached the first round qualifiers after thumping Liberia’s champions Barrack Young Controllers in the preliminary round.  ]]>