Afcon 2021: There was outcry online as Gambians lamented over their heroes, team Gambia Scorpions, being stuck in Cameroon at the Africa Cup games even after the were sent home.
The Gambia fans on twitter alleged that the team had also been promised a sum of 92M when they came back home but this had also become a distant dream.
The Gambia team had defeated most of other more prominent teams and this being their first time at the games, it was a stellar performance. They really were the underdogs that emerged successful.
The scorpions had tried to emerge at the top but were sent home by hosts Cameroon. We wrote about it here:- Gambian Scorpions historical achievement at the AFCON cut short after loss to host Cameroon.
The team was also promised a match bonus and a welcome party for their efforts.
Gambians online have questioned the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) for allowing such a thing to happen.
The Gambia team is finally going home. We wrote about it here:-Gambia team stuck in Cameroon after AFCON 2021 games can finally go home
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Fans online comment on Gambia team being stuck in Cameroon after AFCON 2021:
My heart is aching out of anger and frustration right now. This is so sad after all the sacrifices this gallant scorpions did for for their country in the #AFCON2021 this is how they treat them. Subhanaallah @TheGambiaFF Shame on you.
Mush_ta_pha commented, ‘Am not speculating, however our players and coaching staff deserve a very healthy bonus for their gallant performance at the #AFCON2021‘
‘So disheartening…. whatt!!!!!!!!!!! How can this happen to our heroes?’
‘The boys were USED and DUMPED!’ said Al-Siddiq
Che Mbye commented, ’92 million not 19′
Another user commented that the GFF should be dissolved.