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Senegal confounds Gambia on penalties to reach WAFU final

Dec 6, 2019, 1:14 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Senegal Under-20 team, Wednesday defeated Gambia 4-2 on post-match penalty shootout to reach the 2019 WAFU zone A U-20 football tournament final after regulation time ended 1-1 in the semifinal played in Guinea Conakry.

The young Scorpions came from one nil down to draw with the young Terranger Lions in the normal time of the last four clash of the sub-regional annual championship.

 This pushed the match into a penalty shootout, which ended 4-2 in favour of Senegal.

This defeat saw defending WAFU U-20 champions failed to defend their title. The will now play Sierra Leone in the third place contest.