Gambia beats Ivory Coast to reach WAFU final

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Gambia’s Under-20 national team are through to the final of the 2018 WAFU Zone A football tournament hosted in Monrovia, Liberia following their 8-3 defeat of the undefeated Cote d’Ivoire in post-match penalty shootout yesterday. The game in regulation time ended one apiece leading to the penalty shootout.

In the start-up fixtures, the Young Scorpions faced Senegal in their first game and later Mali and Guinea Conakry in group B of the sub-regional football fiesta in which they performed tremendously. It is not yet confirmed when the final will be played.

This the second time Gambia is playing WAFU Final. The first one was in 2015 in saint louis when gambia and senegalplayed goaless draw and Gambia refused to play extra time

Author: Lamin Gibba