28 December 2012

Gambia: Zonal Committee Assesses Damages On East Mini-Stadium

Assessment of the property damaged during the Brikama-Bakau Zonal final on the East Mini-Stadium, has been done, Foroyaa Sports learnt.

The 2012 Super Nawettan Organising Committee headed by the Chairman of referee body Lamin Camara, setup a delegation that is in talks with the East Sports Committee over repairing the vandalized facilities of the stadium.

"They [the committee delegates] came here and talked with us and the stadium facilities were assessed on Monday", Secretary General of the SK East committee Alagie Nyassi said.

Contacted for comments, Lamin Camara, overseeing head of the zonal body, yesterday confirmed his select-team's assessment of the facilities.

East mini-stadium properties were left wrecked after a melee broke out purportedly caused by fans. It prompted clashes between fans and security personnel who released tear gas to disperse the angry spectators.

Dozens were left injured, including journalists, in tensions aggravated as a result of the security's manhandling of a fan protesting over a controversial final goal.

The tie that witnessed a five goal thriller encounter ended 3-2 to Brikama. The Zonal disciplinary committee withdrew the D30,000 runners-up prize and slapped a two-year ban as punishment on Bakau zone -a controversial move that has been chastised as highhanded.

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