According to our sources, The Gambia will be among eight other nations in Zone A of Wafu expected to take part in an under-20 tournament in Senegal in a few weeks’ time.
A source close to Wafu confirmed the tournament and that the first major activity of Zone A, will be staged among the nations of the zone who will vie for a coveted trophy as well as serve as a dress rehearsal for Senegal, the home of the presidency of the zone, which is hosting the African U-20 championship in April next year.
Reactions to news of The Gambia’s return to cadet football is greeted with delight among fans who are now beginning to feel the gradual return to normalcy following the upheavals of the last six months in Gambian football. Last week the national team of home -based players made a triumphant return to competition winning an invitational tourney in Mbour. The Wafu tournament shall provide The Gambia with a chance to take part in an official international competition at this level since the Liberian debacle of April.
The Gambia is home to the secretariat of Wafu Zone A situated at Bakoteh and headed by Gambian Jammeh Bojang as secretary general.]]>