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.