2023 U-20 AFCON: Gambia Coach Reflects On Win Against Flying Eagles

2023 U-20 AFCON: Gambia Coach Reflects On Win Against Flying Eagles

Gambia head coach, Abdoulie Bojang says his side deserved to beat the Flying Eagles in their semi-final clash at the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.

The Young Scorpions sealed a place in the final following a 1-0 victory over the Flying Eagles.

Adama Bojang scored the winner after seven minutes following a misplaced pass from Flying Eagles captain, Daniel Bamaiyi.

“I am proud of my players who keep writing the history of our football,” Bojang was quoted by CAFonline.

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“It is extraordinary, magnificent, satisfactory and much more than that.

“We have scored 10 goals in this competition without conceding. We’re a small country which now plays in the tournaments.”

Bojang’s side are yet to concede in the competition, netting 10 times.

“It is a deserved victory. We will fight for the title against Senegal,” Bojang said.

“Senegal is winning everything right now. We must prevent them on Saturday.”

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  • Small countries playing an African final without conceding prior to the grudge match! What a feat for both Senegal and Gambia. Let one other country not take their own football seriously at any level. Years to come will tell for both serious and un serious nations. What is their population (like Croatia)?

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