Scorpions fired up to overturn deficit in Senegal


By Sulayman Bah Gambia home-based outfit are fired up to turnaround their 3-1 defeatGambian line up that held off SA on Saturday to Senegal in Dakar. The Scorpions play host to the Taranga Lions this Saturday at the Independence Stadium in a return leg fixture of the CHAN qualifiers for Rwanda 2016.Ramadan was blamed for Gambia’s slip in Senegal. And amid the tense pressure to deliver, reports are being bandied that some players have been told to desist from fasting on night of the Senegambian derby. Football authorities wouldn’t confirm the claim. Gambia must beat the visitors 2-0 without a reply to qualify to the next round hurdle of the qualifiers. Bonu has already named a 23-man strong squad for the showdown. Tickets on the day of the event are pegged at D50 for covered pavilion, D25 uncovered and D300 for VIP at the Bakau’s Independence Stadium. Team List and Officials Peter Bornu Johnson                                  Head Coach Matarr AlieuMboge Asst Coach Abdoulie Bakary Njie                                  G/K Coach KalifaManneh                                            Team Medics/Doctor Pa Ousman Manneh                                    Masseur Christopher Allen                                          GPA FC Alhagie Bah                                                  Real De Banjul Baka Ceesay Gamtel Ousman Cham                                              Banjul United FC Lamin Charty                                                Hawks FC SaikouConteh                                              Steve Biko FC Bully Drammeh Brikama United FC Joseph Gomez                                              Wallidan FC SalifuKrubally                                              Real De Banjul Modou Jatta                                                  Steve Biko FC Abdoulie Jallow                                            Real De Banjul EbrimaJobe Gamtel EbouKanteh Brikama United FC Mass Manga                                                  Hawks FC Daniel Mendy Brikama United FC Sang Pierre Mendy Gamtel Yahya Ndong Gamtel AbdouNjie                                                    GPA FC Bakary Njie Wallidan Mustapha Njie Bombada FC Emil Sambou                                                  GAF FC Kabba Sambou                                                Hawks FC Modou Sarr Gamtel FC  ]]>