May 19, 2024

AFCON23:Camara Bags Brace As Holders Senegal Thrash 10-man Gambia

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By Sedara Philip

Holders Senegal began their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with victory over 10-man underdogs The Gambia.

 

Pape Gueye gave the Teranga Lions the ideal start, collecting Sadio Mane’s pass to fire in a fourth-minute opener from inside the penalty area.

 

Cardiff City midfielder Ebou Adams was dismissed for The Gambia for an off-the ball challenge just before half-time.

 

Lamine Camara doubled Senegal’s lead with a low finish after the break and curled in a classy third from distance.

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