Gambia eyes debut AFCON appearance

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Gambia national senior team is eyeing for their debut appearance in the continent’s biggest football showpiece - Africa Cup of Nations after recently acquiring a new coach.

The Scorpions will host North African giants Algeria in their crunch 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers next month in Banjul.

The Gambia is currently sitting bottom-place in group D of the qualifiers with zero point after slipping 1-0 away to Benin in the opening day of the qualifiers. The Scorpions must beat Algeria next month in Banjul to fancy their hopes of making their debut appearance in the continent’s biggest football gala in Cameroon in 2019.

The Gambia has made several attempts to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations but failed in their quest.

Author: Lamin Darboe
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