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AFCON U-20: Nigeria face ‘perfect’ Gambia, Senegal play Tunisia in semis

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will square up against ‘perfect’ Gambia at the AFCON U-20 semifinal as they seek a place in the final.

Nigeria U-20 will have to play their A-game against The Young Scorpions of Gambia who have had a perfect record in the 2023 competitions.

The Scorpion destroyed South Sudan 5-0 in the quarterfinal to book a place against Nigeria, and have kept a clean-sheets in all their four games.

In the other semifinal, Senegal U-20 who are also unbeaten and yet to concede a goal will play Tunisia in the other semis.

AFCON U-20 Semifinal Fixtures

Senegal U-20 v Tunisia U-20
Gambia U-20 v Nigeria U-20

Nigeria U-20 Road to the Semis

Nigeria 0-1 Senegal
Nigeria 1-0 Egypt
Nigeria 2-0 Mozambique
Nigeria 1-0 Uganda

Gambia U-20 Road to the Semis

Gambia 1-0 Tunisia
Gambia 2-0 Zambia
Gambia 1-0 Benin
Gambia 5-0 South Sudan

Senegal U-20 Road to the Semis

Senegal 1-0 Nigeria
Senegal 3-0 Mozambique
Senegal 4-0 Egypt
Senegal 1-0 Benin

Tunisia U-20 Road to the Semis

Tunisia 0-1 Gambia
Tunisia 0-0 Benin
Tunisia 2-1 Zambia
Tunisia 3-3 (5-4) Congo

The semifinal games will be played on Monday, March 6th, 2023.

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