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AFCON U20: Baby Scorpions set for clash with Tanzania later today



By Buba Gagigo

The Baby Scorpions, U20, are set to play against Tanzania in the ongoing AFCON U20 tournament at 4pm today; after they suffered a 1 nil defeat to Morocco in their opener on [date].

The boys, in their Group A opener, lost to The Lions of The Atlasa of Cameroon, through a controversial penalty awarded to them.

The penalty was saved by Gambian keeper Lamin Saidy, but the Sudanese referee Mahmood Ismail ordered a retake, making it even more controversial, which was converted to the game’s only goal.

Gambia’s U20 Coach Matarr M’Boge have frowned upon the referee’s decision saying “they were given a penalty”

Both Gambia and Tanzania lost their opening games in the competition as Tanzania were also defeated by Ghana 5 nil.

The Gambia who are making their first appearance in the tournament in a decade, is looking for their first win in the competition. That makes this game a most win for either of the sides.

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