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Algeria and Gambia in U-17 semis

Gambia's Baby Scorpions team
Gambia's Baby Scorpions are in the last four of the championships

Hosts Algeria and Gambia have qualified for the semi-finals of the African U-17 Football Championships.

Algeria beat Guinea 1-0, courtesy of a strike from Nadir Bendahmane 14 minutes into the game.

Gambia beat Cameroon 2-0 in today's game in Group A.

Dawda Ceesay opened the scoring halfway through the first half.

Alasane Camara made it two for Gambia 15 minutes from time.

Gambia and Algeria both have six points in Group A, while Guinea and Cameroon have none with one game to go.

By reaching the last four, Algeria and the Gambia also qualify for the Under-17 World Cup in Nigeria in October.

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see also
Wins for Burkina Faso and Niger
20 Mar 09 |  African
Winning start for Under-17 hosts
19 Mar 09 |  African

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