14 September 2012

Gambia: Nawettan Update

The 2012 summer football jamboree is well and truly on across the various Nawettan centres. Observer Sports is covering the games and here are the updates from the Brufut, Serrekunda East, and Bakau zones.

Brufut Nawettan Update

At the newly GFA recognised Super Nawettan Coastal Village nawettan,AC Milan FC on Saturday lost to Sea View FC by a lone goal, while Dumbarton on Sunday drew goalless with Africell FC. Rangers FC on Tuesday hammered Babylon FC 4-1, while K.A.I FC drew 1-1 with Fast Alis FC. At the time of going to press yesterday, Any L.J FC were locking horns with Fatou's Print FC. Nyafullen United will face Takaful FC today, Friday at the Brufut Lower Basic School Football field. Gamcel FC will play against Manchester United on Saturday while FC Luka will face New Town FC on Sunday.

SK East Nawettan update

B.J Academy on Tuesday beat Latrikunda United 1-0 in the first round of the Serrekunda East Sport Development Organisation (SESDO) Nawettan season in a game played at the Serrekunda East Mini-Stadium. B.J Academy scored the only goal of the match in 16th minutes through Edrissa Bah.

Medina FC downed Juventus FC 2-0 in another interesting game played at the Serrekunda East Park on Wednesday. Former Leeds United striker Assan Njie scored the first goal for Medina FC in the 11th minute of the game. Sanna Jabang doubled the tally for Medina FCin the 24th minute. At the time of going to press, Shop Bi FC were playing against BB Rovers FC at the same venue.

Bakau nawettan update

Luneburg FC on Tuesday beat Senior Lion FC 3-1 in a match played at the Bakau mini-park. Speaking to Observer Sports shortly after the game, Luneburg FC head coach, Omar Bah, said his side could have scored more goals if the players had taken their chances.

For his part, Sulayman Drammeh, head coach of Senior Lion FC, said: "It is unfortunate that we couldn't defeat the kids, they have done their home work well. Because for the past three years we have been winning them." He added that their defeat was due to lack of training, and assured of a win in their next game.

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