Monday, January 30

AFCON debutants Gambia shock Guinea to reach quarter-finals thanks to Barrow’s goal

GAMBIA is through to the AFCON quarterfinals after making history against Guinea.

Musa Barrow’s excellent finish in a spirited second half was the difference between the two teams, with Guinea hitting the woodwork TWICE in stoppage time.

  • Final score: Guinea 0-1 Gambia


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  • TF: Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    Gambia can sit back and watch Cameroon vs Comoros to see who awaits them in the quarterfinals.

    Will they be the hosts or are we ready for another surprising result?

  • TF: Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    That’s it!

    The Scorpions advance to the quarterfinals thanks to a goal from Musa Barrow.

    Many thanks to the post and goalkeeper Gaye for helping to keep Guinea out in the end.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    93. Conte is sent off to Guinea for a second yellow card.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    93. The VAR says that there is no hand.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    91. Absolute drama here!

    Guinea rifle on a post shot, the ball bounces and Guinea shoots again as Gaye saves and the ball bounces off the other post.

    How did that not come in?

    Guinea claims a handball!

    The VAR is looking at it.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    91. Nervous times for Gambia every time Guinea advances.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    89. The Scorpions need to PARK THE BUS!

    Remaining minutes.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    87. Njie is shown a second yellow card and sent off.

    The Gambia will have to deal with this with just ten men now.

    The repetition shows that it is tough even for a yellow card.

    The VAR remains silent.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    85. It seems that someone told Guinea that “you can only score inside the six-yard box.”

    They seem to play too many passes all the time in the Gambia box.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    84. Musa Barrow decides to take a shot from afar.

    Had he gone that far, he probably would have won the ‘goal of the tournament’.

    it did not

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    81. Free kick for Gambia at the bottom of the area.

    Ceesay hits the ball straight into the wall.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    79. Cissé throws a fantastic cross that seems to need a header to score a goal.

    Bayo doesn’t seem interested and makes little effort to climb onto the end of the cross.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    78. Guinea seems to have suddenly realized the importance of the task at hand.

    12 minutes to find a goal or they’re out.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    76. After clearing Guinea’s corner, the ball is recovered and extended.

    The ball swings towards the back post and is volleyed into the back of the net.

    It is offside.

    The VAR confirms that he is fine with this decision.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    74. The effort is drilled directly into the Gambian wall.

    Wasted opportunity.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    72. Immediately after the goal Gambia makes two substitutions.

    Free kick taken by hand by Njie on the edge of the area.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 1

    71. Musa Barrow scores for Gambia.

    There was a great opportunity and Barrow took it.

    Calm end of Gambia’s bright light here today.


  • Guinea 0 Gambia 0

    67. Both sides seem to be getting a bit tired as the game progresses.

    Things have gotten a bit tough but more gaps are opening up and you can see both teams creating a BIG chance before the final whistle.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 0

    64. Mo Barrow is knocked down after some good footwork.

    Gambian free kick.

    Musa Barrow looks for the goal and lands somewhere on the coast of Cameroon.

    Spare ball please.

  • Guinea 0 Gambia 0

    62. Colley enters for the injured Jallow.

    Good time to make a name for yourself.

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