14 December 2012

Angola/Gambia: Nation and Gambia Face Each for Second Time in History

Luanda — The Angolan and Gambian national soccer team will face each other on Saturday at 7 pm in Ombaka stadium, Benguela city, for the second time in history.

Sable Antelopes (Angola), who have an advantage in victory, will play this game as part of their preparation for the Africa cup of Nations (AFCON2013), to happen next year from January 19 to February 10, in South Africa.

Angola are in group A with Morocco, South Africa and Cape Verde.

Angola and Gambia faced other for the first time on the 3rd of June of 1978 at an international tournament disputed at Várzea, Praia City, Cape Verde.

In that game, Angola led at the time by Amílcar Silva, won 5-3, with goals scored by João Machado (twice), Geovetty, Quim and Dedé.

In the game the national soccer team played with Carnaval, Franco, Salviano, Domingos Inguila, Vinhas, Geovetty, Quim, Laurindo (Déde), Silva, João Machado and Dinis.

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