Gunjur pips Gamtel in warm-up tie

Monday, October 22, 2018

The 2017-2018 domestic division one league champions Gamtel, Friday slipped to the 2016 Super Nawettan champions Gunjur by 1-0 in a friendly match played at the Gunjur Nyamina Football Field.

The game was part of the Telecommunication giant’s preparations for the 2018-2019 domestic division one league season and the 2019 CAF Champions league. The match was also part of Gunjur’s preparations for the 2018 Super nawettan zonal football competition.

Both sides displayed a terrific start to the game but created few goal-scoring opportunities thus ending the first half barren.

Upon resumption of the game, Gunjur injected in several fresh legs to strengthen their midfield and dominated Gamtel, creating numerous goal-scoring opportunities.

Striker Lamin Jallow alias Sako opened the scores for Gunjur in the dying minutes of the game from Arafang Jobe alias Babel’s brilliant pass to give the South boys the lead, which eventually proved to the winner for the 2016 super nawettan champions.

Gamtel re-acted quickly for an equaliser and crafted some goal scoring opportunities but couldn’t penetrate Gunjur’s formidable backline thus the game ended 1-0 in favour of Gunjur.

In a related development, Gunjur nawettan team beat Gunjur United 1-0 in their second warm up game on Saturday.

Lamin Jallow alias Sako was on target for Gunjur super nawettan team in the second period.

Author: Lamin Darboe