The Gambia and Mali both moved to the brink of the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations as they played out a 1-1 draw in Limbe.

Both goals in the Group F encounter came from late penalties awarded via video assistant referee reviews.

Ibrahima Kone had put Mali ahead with 11 minutes left after Ebou Adams pushed over Yves Bissouma in the box.

But Musa Barrow grabbed a point for the debutants in the the final minute after Bissouma was penalised for handball.

The Gambia and Mali are on four points after two games, which could prove enough to qualify for the knock-out stages as one of four best third-placed teams.

Starting lineups:

Gambia: M. Jobe; O. Colley, N. Sonko-Sundberg (Janko 73), I. Touray, J. Gomez, S. Marreh, Y. Bobb, E. Adams (Barrow 82), A. Jallow (Badammosi 83), A. Ceesay (Colley 73), Musa Barrow

Mali: I. Mounkoro; M. Haïdara, Hamari Traoré, F. Sacko, B. Kouyaté, D. Samassékou (Traore 46), L. Coulibaly (Haidara 46), Y. Bissouma, M. Djenepo (Doumbia 70), Adama Malouda Traoré, I. Koné

Venue: Stade Omnisport de Limbe (Limbé)

More to follow.

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