Algeria target win over Gambia

Algeria target win over Gambia
Baghdad Bounedjah of Algeria

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Mar 21, 2019. 18:00

Algeria will square off with the Gambia in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification Group D match on Friday.

Kick-off is at 21h45 CAT.

The match is scheduled to take place at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Algeria.

The Desert Foxes recorded a 4-1 win over Togo away in their last Group D game which was played in November 2018.

The win saw Algeria move to the top of the Group D standings with 10 points from five matches.

Algeria have already qualified for the AFCON finals and they will be keen to end their qualifying campaign with a win.

Meanwhile, Gambia beat Benin 3-1 at home in their previous Group D match which was played in November 2018.

As a result, the Scorpions are placed fourth on the Group D table with five points from five games.

The Gambia will qualify if they defeat Algeria and the other result between Benin and Togo goes their away.

Cameroonian referee Sidi Alioum will be in charge of the game between Algeria and Gambia.

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