Gambia’s fixtures with Gabon have been cancelled, Gambia News can reveal.
The Scorpions were to face The Panthers of Gabon that has Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang March 26th in Libreville and in Banjul three days later.
However, the games have been put off in a three-sixty reverse by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) who only yesterday said the 2021 Nations Cup qualifications will go ahead unhindered.
Gambia risked losing four key players namely vice-captain Omar Colley, Musa Barrow, Sheikh Sibi, Musa Juwara who are trapped in coronavirus-hit Italy, if the game had gone ahead.
In a latest development, Gambia’s leader Adama Barrow has placed a temporally travel ban on all his ministers amid fears of the deadly virus.