EYEAFRICA TV: Bakau, The Gambia: The Palancas Negras of Angola are leading the Scorpions 1-0 in their World Cup qualification round in Banjul.
Angolan number 6 player Wilson Castro scored the goal in the 35th minute of the game. Gambian side has had several goal scoring opportunities but failed to capitalise on them.
In the 53rd minute of the game, the Scorpions missed a clear goal opportunity that could have being converted into a fine equaliser.
The Independence Stadium is fully packed with fans who have been anticipating to see the Scorpions win this game.
Scorpions head coach Tom Saintfiet said at the unveiling of his team some two weeks back that on the basis of the results they have achieved, the reference point for their group has allowed them to maintain a strong and core group of players with good blend of experience and youth.
He also said playing against Angola in the World Cup preliminary will be a tough draw, saying they were hoping to play against the likes of Swatini (formerly Swaziland) or Lesotho.