Interior wins women FF trophy

Monday, June 25, 2018

Interior Women team has been crowned champions of 2017/18 Gambia Football Federation FF Women league after a 4-3 defeat of the league champions Red Scorpions on post-match penalty shootout played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on Friday.

The two clashed in a goalless stalemate after regulation time to leading to penalties. This is Interior’s third consecutive session of the lead.

GFF exco member Sainabou Cham, women football coordinator Sainey Sissoho and other dignitaries graced the well-attended final.

Both teams started the game with determination of winning with exciting football and created several goal scoring opportunities, but could not break each other’s solid defense till the end of the match.

As champions, Interior received a giant trophy and a cash prize of D100, 000 dalasis while runners-up Red Scorpions pocketed D75, 000. Red Scorpions’ Adama Tamba took the best woman player of the season award of D8, 000 dalasi.

In a different but similar development Samger-boys were on Friday decorated as champions of the second division league. 

Author: Lamin Gibba