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Leeds United loanee Mustapha Carayol scores fantastic solo goal on international duty with Gambia

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The Middlesbrough owned winger was playing his second game for Gambia.

Leeds United have had plenty of their current players recently called up to international duty – including a recall for on-loan winger Mustapha Carayol.

The Middlesbrough owned star had one cap for Gambia - featuring in a friendly against Uganda last June. But he has not featured in the games since against South Africa, Senegal, Cameroon and Namibia.

But Carayol, who was born in the Gambian capital Banjul, has been selected for upcoming Scorpions’ ties with Mauritania this month and the Leeds winger has certainly made an impact with a fantastic goal for his country.

He picked the ball up deep inside his own half from his goalkeeper before going on a charge up the pitch down the left-wing. He used his pace to escape the defenders before using his skill to sidestep two defenders and slot the ball home with his right-foot.

His goal made it 1-1 in the game but unfortunately the Leeds star ended up on the losing side against Mauritania – when Bessam scored his second goal of the game in the seventh minute of added time.

The Leeds loanee will now be hoping his side can get the better of Mauritania at home in Bakau next week – where they will need to score a win to remain in contention for the African Cup of Nations.

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