Gambia ‘Regrets’ Losing Gomez To England

By Sulayman Bah

Joe Gomez

Gambia Football Federation is biting its fingers over losing top talent Joe Gomez to England.

The 20-year-old Liverpool centre-back is among a flurry of players summoned to the Three Lions’ squad for the friendlies against Germany and Brazil.

Photo: A meeting of Gambians: Joe like Josua King, (pictured) also snubbed Gambia

The former Charlton Academy versatile defender’s call-up by gaffer Southgate, followed his impressive showings for Premier League giants Liverpool.

Born in the UK to a Gambian father, Joe was still eligible to switch his allegiance to his father’s land but the England U-21 captain opted for his birth-place instead with prospect of featuring in the Euros and World Cup an influencing factor in his decision.