Kaira FM are Kafuta champions

Friday, January 04, 2019

Kaira FM has been crowned champions of the 2018 Kafuta Sports Development Association (KSDA) football tournament title.

They defeated Temasu FC 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in the regular time in the final played at the Kafuta Football Field on Saturday.

The final was witnessed by hundreds of football enthusiasts across Kafuta and other parts of Kombo East district. Both sides played beautiful and exciting football causing series of assaults at each other’s goal mouth.

Temasu FC opened the scores through Omar Sonko in the 18th minute of the match before Kaira FM leveled the matters through Gassama in the stoppage time thus the game ended 1-1. This pushed the match into a penalty shootout, which ended 4-3 in favour of Kaira FM.

As champions, Kaira FM were awarded with a trophy and cash prized of D10, 000 while Temasu FC pocketed D8, 000 as the runners-up.

Speaking to reporters shortly after the match ended, head coach of Temasu Malang Nyassi applauded his player for brilliant performance, adding that luck was not on his side to lift the trophy.

whiles the  head coach of Kaira FM Abdoulie Kujabi on his side congratulated his players for fighting spirits to retain their title for the third consecutive years. He lauded his players for sticking to game plan. 

Author: Lamin Gibba