Gambia, CAR to combat for spot in Africa U-20 Youth Championship semis

Feb 26, 2021, 12:23 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The Gambia and Central Africa Republic U-20 teams are set to brawl for a spot in the semi-finals of the 2021 Africa U-20 Youth Championship when they clash in the quarter-final of the continent’s junior biggest football fiesta today, Friday at the Stade olympique in Nouakchott at 7.p.m.

Both countries will prepare themselves fit enough to overcome each other to cruise to the semi-finals after their sterling display in the group phase of the tournament.

Coach Matarr Mboge and his team require to improve on their passes to stand a better chance of  defeating Central Africa Republic in the quarter-finals to navigate to the semi-finals of the continent’s bi-annual cadet biggest football fray.

Meanwhile, The Gambia U-20 team made their debut in the Africa U-20 Youth Championship in 2007 where they won the bronze medals after thrashing Zambia 3-1 in the third-play off.

The Young Scorpions made their second appearance in the Africa U-20 Youth Championship in 2011 but were eliminated in the group phase.