Gambia defeats Mauritania with historic victory in African nations – (photos)

Limbe-Cameroon: The Gambia team achieved a historic victory in their first appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations, which is currently being played in Cameroon, after the 1-0 victory over the Mauritanian counterpart, today, Wednesday, in the first round of the matches of group F of the group stage of the continental competition. The Gambia team, which for the first time in its history participates in the African Nations, has won the first three points in career in the group, which currently shares the advantage with the Malian team, which they defeated in previously Tunisia with the same result today, in the same round. The Mauritanian team, however, remained without points, taking part in the African Nations for the second consecutive edition. Able Jallow took the league role in the match, having scored Gambia’s only goal in the 10th minute, while Mauritania failed to equalize during the remainder of the match. (Dpa)