AFCON ROUND OF 16 LIVE Hello and welcome to LIVE updates of Guinea's clash with Gambia in the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. The winner of this tie will face Cameroon or Comoros in the quarter final.
TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations / Matchday 1
Kouekong Stadium / 24.01.2022
End of 2nd Half
ITS OVER! GAMBIA HAVE DONE IT
FT:GUINEA 0-1 GAMBIA - The tournament debutants advance to the quarter final courtesy of Musa Barrow's 71st minute winner.
GUINEA ARE DOWN TO 10
Ibrahima Conte is dismissed for a second bookable offence.
INCREDIBLE LATE DRAMA!
Guinea hit the post and subsequently the crossbar in a crazy sequence of events. Gambia survive by the skin of their teeth.
THREE MINUTES OF STOPPAGE TIME REMAIN
Three minutes for Gambia to hold on! can they do it?
Gambia are down to ten men after Njie is sent off for a second bookable offence.
GAMBIA BREAK THE DEADLOCK
GUINEA'S CONTE BOOKED
Conte is booked and will miss the quarter final should they advance
GOAL RULED OUT FOR GUINEA
Kante's close-range finish is ruled out for offside
Two-minutes after coming on, Njie is booked for Gambia!
THIRD CHANGE FOR GAMBIA
Njie is on for Darboe
CHANGE FOR GAMBIA
Assan Ceesay is on for Modou Barrow
GOAL! GUINEA 0-1 GAMBIA
Musa Barrow makes the breakthrough for the scorpions after a lovely first touch and finish inside the area. Guinea have 19 minutes left to stay in the tournament.
MUSA BARROW STRIKES TO NO AVAIL
Musa Barrow wriggles free but his strike goes wid of the post. Chance squandered for Gambia
FIRST CHANGE OF THE GAME
Ebrima Colley of Gambia replaces Ablie Jallow
WHO WILL BE THE HERO?
An hour into the contest and we are no closer to knowing who will advance to the quarter final. Who will be the hero?
AMBITIOUS ATTEMPT FROM GAMBIA
Musa Barrow shoots from an impossible angle but his attempt goes high and over the bar. Guinea are doing well to restrict Gambia to long-range shots.
DESPERATE DEFENDING FROM GAMBIA.
Lovely interchange in the attacking third sees Guinea's Bayo denied by a last-ditch tackle from Colley. Great block.
CLOSE FROM KANTE
Jose Kante's header from a corner goes just over the bar. A solid start to the second-half from Guinea.
BACK UNDERWAY IN CAMEROON
Guinea kick off the second-half. Hard to pick a winner as it stands.
End of 1st Half
HT: GUINEA 0-0 GAMBIA
No goals at the break in a tight affair. Gambia had the better opportunities and should have taken the lead on the stroke of half-time. All to play for.