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GAMBIA – The Scorpions First Dance

Report by CAF

After many years of waiting, Gambia Scorpions are finally having their first ever appearance at the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations.

Nickname: The Scorpions

Participation No. 1

Records: N/A

Gambia

Qualifiers:

Angola 1-3 Gambia

Gambia 2-2 DR Congo

Gabon 2-1 Gambia

Gambia 2-1 Gabon

Gambia 1-0 Angola

DR Congo 1-0 Gambia

Tom Sainfiet

Coach: Tom Saintfiet

Country: Belgium

Date of Birth: 29.03.1973

“It’s not an easy group, but it might not be the hardest. Tunisia and Mali are favorites and Mauritania have a good team. It’s not impossible for The Gambia. We are going to play our chances to the max. My team has proven in recent years that they are competitive.”

Squad

Gambia

Players to watch

Omar Colley (29) Defender, Sampdoria (Italy)

Musa Barrow (23) Forward, Bologna (Italy)

Assan Cessay(28) Forward, FC Zurich (Switzerland)

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