Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification
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10th Sep 2023

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On Sunday night, Gambia and Congo face off at the Stade de Marrakech in Group G of qualifying for the African Cup of Nations.

Gambia form guide

The home team is currently in second place in the group, three points ahead of the third-place visitors. Back-to-back victories over Mali and Gambia have played a key role in their position in the qualification spots.

Tom Saintfiet’s teams’ recent outings in AFCON qualifying have been low-scoring affairs, with under 2.5 goals scored in four of their previous five qualifiers.

Gambia have been difficult to beat of late in qualifying, as they are unbeaten in their last eight home qualifiers, having recorded five wins and three draws in 90 minutes. A big factor in their recent strong home form in qualifying has been a strong defensive record, as Gambia has conceded just one goal in their last four matches.

Congo form guide

The visitors know that nothing but a win will do if they are to qualify for next year's tournament. The one advantage for Congo is that they have a superior head-to-head record, having won the reverse fixture 1-0. Another victory would seal their spot at AFCON 2024.

However, Paul Put’s team has found wins in short supply of late, as Congo has won just once in their previous five international outings. There hasn’t been much in their recent games, as five of their last six matches have produced under 2.5 goals.

Congo also has a mixed recent record in African Cup of Nations qualifiers, although their record of just two wins in their previous eight matches is a poor one. They have also lost seven of their previous nine away games in AFCON qualifying.

What am I backing?

This will likely be a tense and tight game with so much on the line. However, I believe that Congo will record a narrow victory.

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    Head to Head Stats

    Gambia 3 goals
    Congo 3 goals
    Last 3 matches
    1 wins
    1 draws
    1 wins
    • 10-09-23Gambia2 : 2Congo
    • 08-06-22Congo1 : 0Gambia
    • 09-10-20Congo0 : 1Gambia


    GambiaJ. McKinstry
    Ebrima Jarju
    E. Jarju 1
    Muhammed Sanneh
    M. Sanneh 21
    Edrissa Ceesay
    E. Ceesay 4
    Omar Colley
    O. Colley 5
    Omar Gaye
    O. Gaye 15
    Ebrima Colley
    E. Colley 19
    Alasana Manneh
    A. Manneh 16
    Yankuba Minteh
    Y. Minteh 20
    Musa Barrow
    M. Barrow 10
    Alieu Fadera
    A. Fadera 7
    Adama Sidibeh
    A. Sidibeh 9
    Mons Bassouamina
    M. Bassouamina 11
    Silvère Ganvoula
    S. Ganvoula 3
    Alain Ipiele
    A. Ipiele 7
    Chandrel Massanga
    C. Massanga 8
    Gaius Makouta
    G. Makouta 10
    Jose Dembi
    J. Dembi 6
    Ravy Tsouka
    R. Tsouka 15
    Christ Makosso
    C. Makosso 4
    Bryan Passi
    B. Passi 5
    Yhoan Andzouana
    Y. Andzouana 17
    Owen Matimbou
    O. Matimbou 23

    Teams Matches

    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaTBD02:00GambiaKenya
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationTBD03:00ComorosGambia
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT22:00GabonGambia 32 L
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT19:00GambiaSeychelles 51 W
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT19:00GambiaCameroon 23 L
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT22:00GuineaGambia 10 L
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT16:00SenegalGambia 30 L
    World FriendliesCancelled15:00MoroccoGambia
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT18:00GambiaIvory Coast 02 L
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT15:00BurundiGambia 32 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT22:00GambiaCongo 22 D
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT16:00South SudanGambia 23 W
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT19:00GambiaMali 10 W
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT21:00MaliGambia 20 L
    World FriendliesCancelled15:00GambiaLiberia
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaTBD02:00TanzaniaCongo
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT22:00CongoMorocco 06 L
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaMatch Postponed19:00CongoNiger
    World FriendliesFT21:30GabonCongo 11 D
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaCancelled18:00EritreaCongo
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT18:00ZambiaCongo 42 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT22:00GambiaCongo 22 D
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT19:00CongoMali 02 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT16:00South SudanCongo 01 W
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT18:00CongoSouth Sudan 12 L
    World African Nations ChampionshipFT21:00CongoNiger 00 D
    World African Nations ChampionshipFT21:00CameroonCongo 10 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT19:00CongoGambia 10 W
    World Friendlies16:00CongoSierra Leone
    World FriendliesFT15:00ZambiaCongo 31 L

    Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification standings

    Group C
    MWDLGDLast 5P
    1 Senegal33007
    2 Cameroon3111-1
    3 Guinea3111-1
    4 Gambia3003-5
    1 Senegal0
    2 Cameroon0
    3 Guinea0
    4 Gambia0
    1 Senegal0
    2 Cameroon0
    3 Guinea0
    4 Gambia0

    Match Preview

    Gambia will play against Congo as part of Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification season 2025/2026. Gambia vs Congo match kick-off is scheduled for 10 September 2023 at 10:00. The match will be played at Stade de Marrakech in Marrakech. Find more details about the match below, including stats, H2Hs, match facts, and standings. The data will help you decide on your Gambia vs Congo prediction.

    Data Analysis

    Using the latest data provided for both teams and based on our database with statistical information, we can provide some details about the chances of Gambia and Congo in this game.

    The last 10 Gambia matches across all competitions saw the team winning 3 of the matches, 1 of the results ended in a draw,and they lost 6.

    Congo stats (across the last 10 matches) point to wins 2, draws 3 and losses 5. A rundown of the number of goals in the last 10 matches shows that Gambia scored an average of 1.7 goals per game. The stats obtained from the results of Congo show that the team achieves an average of 0.8 goals per match.

    Gambia vs Congo Head-to-head

    The Head To Head (Gambia vs. Congo) details the 3 previous meetings for the last 4 years. The data shows the end score in the last matches - Gambia won 1, while Congo won 1 of the games. The number of ties is 1. The last time they met was on 10 September 2023, when the match's final score was 2:2.

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