AFCON qualifiers: Gambia edgy to complete duel over Chad

Mar 29, 2022, 1:51 PM | Article By: Lamin  Darboe

The Gambia senior national team will be nervous to complete a double over Chad in their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary qualifiers.


The Scorpions will clash with the Les Sao in the second-leg of the continent’s bi-annual biggest football jamboree qualifiers today, Tuesday in Agadir, Morocco at 5 pm.

The Gambia defeated Chad 1-0 in the first-leg fixture of the continent’s bi-annual biggest football showpiece qualifiers played last Wednesday in Cameroon.

Coach Tom Saintfiet and his boys will contend to complete a duel over Chad in the preliminary qualifiers to progress to the group phase of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Chad require a 2-nil win over The Gambia to advance to the group stage of the continent’s bi-annual biggest football fiesta qualifiers.

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