Gambia is in buoyant mood ahead of their final round qualifier against record champions Nigeria in Banjul on Wednesday 6 June 2018.
Gamtel were crowned champions of the Gambia Football Federation 2017/18 Division One after a 2-1 victory away to Brikama United on the final day of season (22 May 2018).
Host Liberia will face Gambia in the final on Saturday, 5 May 2018, in Monrovia.
Host Liberia suffered a 3-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire in the opening match of the WAFU ‘A’ -20 tournament on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 in Monrovia
Algeria left it late against Senegal to book their place at the next round whilst Gambia edged Burkina Faso on penalties to also go through as the penultimate round of matches of the qualifiers came to an end.
Gambian football has been thrown into a state of mourning following the death of veteran administrator, Omar Sey. He passed away on Friday, 2 March 2018 in Banjul. He was 77.
Cyril Olisema scored in each half to send visiting Akwa United through to the next round after beating Hawks of Gambia 2-0, and qualify 3-2 on aggregate.
Hawks FC on Saturday (11 November 2017) overcame rivals Armed Forces 4 -3 on penalties in Banjul to win the Gambia Super Cup.
Host Ghana has been drawn against Gambia in the opening match of the WAFU Cup of Nations scheduled for 9-22 September 2017 in the cities of Sekondi and Cape Coast.
FUS Rabat forward Yusupha Njie has said they are in Kampala to pick maximum point against Uganda champions, Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) in their Group A Day five