Debutants The Gambia booked their place in the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations as Musa Barrow’s goal gave them a 1-0 victory over Guinea.

Bologna forward Barrow collected a pass and slotted past Syli Nationale keeper Aly Keita in the 71st minute.

Ibrahima Sory Conte had an equaliser ruled out for offside before The Gambia’s Yusupha Njie was sent off.

Guinea struck the post in injury time before another shot was tipped onto the crossbar by Baboucarr Gaye.

The Scorpions, the lowest-ranked side at the tournament, held on to win as Sory Conte was also dismissed in injury time.

The Gambia will now face either hosts Cameroon or Comoros in the last eight on Saturday.

More to follow.

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