The Scorpions of Gambia reached the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia 1-0.

The historic win comes in injury time from a superb strike by Ablie Jallow. 

The result means Tunisia finish third in Group F while debutants The Gambia, in second, will face Guinea.

Earlier in the first half goalkeeper Baboucarr Gaye saved Seifeddine Jaziri’s penalty as Tunisia missed from the spot for the third successive game.

Gambia made progress in the second half and came close to winning the game after Musa Barrow’s 25-yard free-kick struck the bar.

The Scorpions will now face Guinea in the knockout stages. 

Gambia also made history as the third debutant to have gone undefeated in the group stages. The other countries to have achieved similar success include Cape Verde and Madagascar. 

More to follow.

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