Late Modou Janneh Memorial Tourney Super Cup final set for 3rd day of Koriteh

Monday, July 04, 2016

The Late Modou Janneh Memorial intermediate biggest football fray season curtain raiser - the Super Cup final - is slated for the third day of Koriteh 2016, at the Gunjur Nyamina Football Field.

The much-awaited Super Cup final, which will feature league champions Buckingham FC and knockout champions Young Santos FC, is described by many football admirers in Gunjur and its environs as the clash of the giants.

This year’s Super Cup will be the fourth meeting of both sides in the Late Modou Janneh Memorial intermediate football tournament; the based outfit won their three previous meetings.

Buckingham FC beat Manchester United on penalties to lift the league title, and will be preparing for revenge against Young Santos FC to clinch the Super Cup title after losing to the Santos-based outfit 2-1 in the knockout final last season.

Young Santos FC defeated Buckingham FC 2-1 to claim the knockout title last season, and will be going all out to beat Buckingham FC to retain their Super Cup crown.

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: League champions Buckingham FC