Nigeria’s flying eagles suffer a semi-final defeat to Gambia’s Young Scorpions at the Cairo International Stadium on Monday. Adama Bojang opened the scoring for the Gambians in the 7th minute of the game.
The young scorpions set the date for the Senegambia derby in AFCON U20 finals following their 1-0 victory(courtesy of Adama Bojang) over Nigeria. The Gambia ended the game with 10 men while Nigeria missed a penalty in the 85 minutes.
The Flying Eagles have already secured a ticket to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia in May, having made it to the last four.
The Gambia defeated Tunisia I-0, Zambia (2-0) and Benin Republic 1-0 in Group C before demolishing South Sudan 5-0 in the quarterfinal. They and Senegal are the only teams without defeat so far in the competition.