The Gambia experienced a defeat in their first match of the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers against Burundi. Despite having some great opportunities, The Scorpions were unable to convert them into goals. Meanwhile, Burundi managed to score two goals quickly before the break. The Gambia will now be facing Ivory Coast in their next game on Monday 20th November. The final score of the match was Burundi 3-2 The Gambia.