Gunjur spanks Brikama to cruise to Super Nawettan quarterfinal

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

2016 super Nawettan champions Gunjur Sunday defeated Brikama 1-0 in the all-West Coast Region they played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium to reach the 2018 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) and Simlex sponsored Super Nawettan zonal football competition quarterfinal.

The South boys came into the game with 2 points following their goalless draw with Brufut and Lamin in their previous group games. Brikama already secured a point in the quarterfinal after defeating Lamin and Brufut 2-0 in the previous outings prior to their clash with Gunjur.

The Sateyba boys dominated in the first half and created some goal scoring chances but failed to utilize on them. The South boys who were unable to contain Brikama in the first half created one goal scoring opportunity but equally failed to capitalize on it, ending the first half with goalless.

Upon resumption from break, Gunjur organized themselves and overcame Brikama in the midfield, creating goal scoring opportunities.

Their efforts yielded dividend in the 57th minute of the game when winger Mbemba Fatty alias Iniesta notched home the opener, which eventually proved to be the winner for the 2016 super nawettan champions Gunjur.

Brikama fought hard for an equalizer and crafted some goal chances but couldn’t penetrate Gunjur’s solid defence line thus the game 1-0 in favour of Gunjur, who will now play against Manjai in the quarterfinal today Tuesday at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 4.30pm.

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: Gunjur Super Nawettan team