Gambia founded in 1952 are nicknamed 'The Scorpions'. They currently reside in 83rd place in the Fifa world rankings which is also their highest ever placing.
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The Gambia national team currently play in the CAF confederation and they are nicknamed 'The Scorpions' and they wear red home shirts with black trim. Gambia has never qualified for the World Cup or the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Under the name British Gambia, the team played their first ever game on 5 December 1962, beating neighbouring Senegal 3-2 at home in a friendly.
Gambia's most famous player was Biri Biri, who starred for Sevilla FC in the 1970s.