U-20 AFCON: Ghana, Gambia, Uganda, Tunisia Battle For Final

U-20 AFCON: Ghana, Gambia, Uganda, Tunisia Battle For Final

By Amaechi Agbo

The quartet of Ghana, Gambia, Uganda and Tunisia are in hit Chase to make history as they battle for the final slots in the 2021 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON.

The road to the U-20 AFCON final Mauritania reached its penultimate stage, with the semi-final clashes of the continental youth showpiece revealed on Friday.

Three-time champions Ghana will face 2007 bronze medalists Gambia on Monday March 1st, while debutants Uganda and Tunisia lock horns for a historic place in the final at their maiden appearance.

Both games take place at the Stade Olympique in Mauritania’s capital Nouakchott.

However, Ghana v Gambia will start by 16GMT while Uganda v Tunisia will commence by 19:30 GMT.

The top four teams of the tournament would have normally qualified for the 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia as the CAF representatives. However, FIFA decided to cancel the tournament on 24 December 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The final of the 2021 U-20 AFCON will hold on Saturday, March 6.

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