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Gambia


Could Zidane ride the notorious AFCON managerial rollercoaster? Could Zidane ride the notorious AFCON managerial rollercoaster?

Seriously, who'd be an AFCON manager?! The past week has seen a glut of firings as big teams have fallen by the wayside, and six teams need new managers. Zidane to Algeria, perhaps? Jurgen Klopp would do well with Ghana...

Cameroon rally to advance to last-16 after Cup of Nations classic Cameroon rally to advance to last-16 after Cup of Nations classic

Cameroon fought back with two goals in the closing stages to edge Gambia 3-2 in a thrilling encounter at the Africa Cup of Nations finals and advance from Group C after being minutes from elimination.

Guinea beat Gambia to close in on AFCON last 16 Guinea beat Gambia to close in on AFCON last 16

Aguibou Camara scored a second-half winner to give Guinea a 1-0 victory over Gambia at the Africa Cup of Nations finals on Friday and help them to take a giant step towards a place in the last 16 of the tournament in the Ivory Coast.

Senegal begin title defence in style with win over 10-man Gambia Senegal begin title defence in style with win over 10-man Gambia

Senegal began their Africa Cup of Nations title defence with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Gambia helped by Lamine Camara's double.

Gambia's national team suffer from 'unacceptable' travel conditions for AFCON Gambia's national team suffer from 'unacceptable' travel conditions for AFCON

Gambia's Saidy Janko posted footage of when their flight from Gambia to Ivory Coast for AFCON had to perform an emergency landing on his Instagram account.

Gambia players, staff say oxygen failed on plane to AFCON Gambia players, staff say oxygen failed on plane to AFCON

Gambia manager Tom Saintfiet has said his team avoided tragedy on Wednesday when the plane transporting them to the Africa Cup of Nations was forced to turn back due to a lack of in-flight oxygen.

Gambia stage comeback to book Africa Cup of Nations place Gambia stage comeback to book Africa Cup of Nations place

Gambia came back from two goals down to force a 2-2 draw with Congo in earthquake-devastated Morocco on Sunday and book their place at next year's Africa Cup of Nations finals.

AFCON qualifier in Morocco to go ahead despite deadly quake AFCON qualifier in Morocco to go ahead despite deadly quake

Congo and Gambia's African Cup of Nations qualifier in Marrakech will go ahead as scheduled on Sunday despite the powerful earthquake that struck the city on Friday.

Karl Toko Ekambi brace sends Cameroon to AFCON semifinals in win vs. Gambia Karl Toko Ekambi brace sends Cameroon to AFCON semifinals in win vs. Gambia

Karl Toko Ekambi scored a double as hosts Cameroon comfortably beat Gambia 2-0 in Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal.

AFCON quarterfinals are wide open, shocks are on the cards AFCON quarterfinals are wide open, shocks are on the cards

After a group stage and Last 16 characterised by narrow score lines, the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals could see a couple of shock results.

Gambia's remarkable AFCON run continues with win over Guinea Gambia's remarkable AFCON run continues with win over Guinea

Musa Barrow scored a 71st-minute winner as Gambia upset Guinea in Bafoussam on Monday to advance to the quarterfinals.

Gambia upset Tunisia in another Africa Cup of Nations shock Gambia upset Tunisia in another Africa Cup of Nations shock

Gambia's Ablie Jallow scored a stunning goal deep in stoppage time to earn his team a shock 1-0 win over Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Gambia and Mali draw after two late VAR penalties Gambia and Mali draw after two late VAR penalties

Two late penalties awarded after intervention by the Video Assistant Referee saw debutants Gambia hold Mali to a 1-1 draw.

Gambia get AFCON debut win over Mauritania Gambia get AFCON debut win over Mauritania

Gambia's Ablie Jallow scored early as they made an impressive debut at the Africa Cup of Nations finals by beating Mauritania 1-0.

Refugee Ebrima Darboe to play for Gambia at AFCON Refugee Ebrima Darboe to play for Gambia at AFCON

AS Roma midfielder Ebrima Darboe has been included in Gambia's squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria could win 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, and other far-too-early predictions Nigeria could win 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, and other far-too-early predictions

ESPN looks forward to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, making far-too-early predictions and a group-by-group rundown after the draw.

AFCON 2021: Holders Algeria to face Ivory Coast, Cameroon vs. Burkina Faso AFCON 2021: Holders Algeria to face Ivory Coast, Cameroon vs. Burkina Faso

Holders Algeria have been drawn in a group alongside Ivory Coast in the group stage for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

The next Salah? Six African wonderkids to watch after U-20 Afcon The next Salah? Six African wonderkids to watch after U-20 Afcon

The U-20 AFCON has long offered supporters of the continent's game the chance to catch a glimpse of some of Africa's brightest young talents.

Musa Juwara, Musa Barrow spearheading Gambia's World Cup dream - Saintfiet Musa Juwara, Musa Barrow spearheading Gambia's World Cup dream - Saintfiet

Bologna heroes Musa Juwara and Musa Barrow are the tip of the iceberg regarding young Gambian talent, Scorpions coach Tom Saintfiet tells ESPN.

Africa Cup of Nations qualifying: Five big observations Africa Cup of Nations qualifying: Five big observations

Ed Dove runs through the key talking points from opening rounds of Afcon qualifiers across Africa.

Cape Verde Islands down Gambia to reach WAFU Cup Plate Final Cape Verde Islands down Gambia to reach WAFU Cup Plate Final

A first-half rocket from Paulo Norta sent Cape Verde into the Plate Final of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Gambia 1-0 on Tuesday.

Gambia into WAFU Plate semis on pens shootout Gambia into WAFU Plate semis on pens shootout

Gambia progressed into the Plate semifinals at the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Mauritania 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

Ghana in WAFU quarters after win over Gambia Ghana in WAFU quarters after win over Gambia

Ghana kicked off the defence of their WAFU Cup of Nations title with a slender 1-0 win over Gambia,

Musa Barrow: The Gambian wonderkid rivalling Kylian Mbappe Musa Barrow: The Gambian wonderkid rivalling Kylian Mbappe

The 19-year-old is the second youngest player from Europe's major leagues to have contributed to six goals or more in all competitions this term.

Gambia appoint Saintfiet as new coach Gambia appoint Saintfiet as new coach

Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet has signed as the new coach of African side Gambia, who he hopes to take to the 2019 African Nations Cup finals.

Africa Cup of Nations Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Equatorial Gui.. 3 +6 7
2 Nigeria 3 +2 7
3 Ivory Coast 3 -3 3
4 Guinea-Bissau 3 -5 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
3 Abdoulie Jallo.. 1 2 0
19 Ebrima Colley 1 2 0
18 Baboucarr Gaye 0 3 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
7 Alieu Fadera 1 3 0
9 Assan Ceesay 1 2 0
18 Baboucarr Gaye 0 3 0