Gambia national under-17 football team

The Gambia national under-17 football team is the U-17 football team of the Gambia and is controlled by the Gambia Football Federation.

Gambia U-17
Nickname(s)Baby Scorpions
AssociationGambia Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Head coachMattar M'Boge
Home stadiumIndependence Stadium
FIFA codeGAM
Africa U-17 Cup of Nations
Appearances4 (first in 2003)
Best resultChampions, 2005, 2009
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1991)
Best resultGroup Stage, 1991, 2005, 2009

HistoryEdit

The team won the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in 2005 & 2009. The 2005 team caused one of the biggest upsets in FIFA U-17 World Cup history after defeating Brazil 3–1.Captain of the team (2005) was Ousman Koli.[1]

Competitive recordEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vickery, Tim. "Gambia surprise favourites Brazil". BBC Sport. Retrieved 18 September 2005.