Bun Sanneh wins Senegalese Ligue with Génération Foot

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Gambian attacker, Bun Sanneh Sunday won the Senegalese Ligue 1 with Génération Foot, with 3 games remaining after defeating Mbour Petite Côte 3-0 in their match day twenty-three of the Senegal Ligue 1.

The 20-year-old midfielder scored the third goal for Génération Foot in the 48th minute just before Zaling Batling Diouf and Ensa Badji putting their side ahead.

Sanneh’s fine performance in the encounter for the Senegalese side earned him Man of The Match Award.  The Académie boys won the Ligue after having 47 points in 23 matches and went through to the semifinal Coupe de la Ligue.

Generation Foot, who signed two Gambian players (Bun Sanneh and Cherno Jobe) from Real de Banjul, clinched the Ligue title after defeating Mbour Petite Côte 3-0 with three games remaining.

Bun told The Point Sports that he is delights for being part of the Génération Foot winning team for the second time in the Senegalese Ligue, saying the success was not an easy journey but they came all out to achieve their ambition. “It is very good that since I came here three years ago, I won three titles with Génération Foot as we back-to-back the Senegalese Ligue title,” he told our reporter.

According to him, their Sunday game against Mbour Petite Côte was not an easy encounter as they go all out to secure the Ligue title for the second time in a row, adding that there is an amazing feeling for both the manager, club owner and the entire team for this achievement.

Author: Arfang M.S. Camara