Lions of Albreda beats Naimbelly in Toubakolong Nawettan

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Lions of Albreda last Sunday beat Naimbelly Utd in the ongoing Toubakolong nawettan played at Toubakolong football ground.

The game was a real soccer festival throughout the 90 minutes with several goal opportunities that were denied by the two magnificent goalkeepers on either sides.

The Lions’ Mustapha Badgie’s penalty shot was punched out by magnet goalkeeper Mosses Jatta in the 33rd minute but he could not stop a thunder shot from Muhammad Oscar Jammeh in the 55th minute of the game, sending The Lions’ anxious supporters into endless jubilation.

Goal scorer Oscar was booked for time wasting in the 84 minute by the central referee and Essa Jagne received his own in the 34 minute.

Lions coach Malang Gassama returned home with a smile on his face, having a clean victory over Naimbelly while coach Alhagie Jatta alias Peter Check promise to rectify their mistakes and come different in their next game.

Earlier on Saturday, Sanchaba United beat Elements of Surprise on the same score line by Simon Mendy in the 32 minute of the first half.  Goal scorer Simon Mendy was booked in the 23rd minute while Ebrima Trawally aka Coco, Abdoulie Bah and Omar Bah of Elements of Surprise each received yellow cards as they struggle for equalizer.

The knockout trophy is sponsored by the National Assembly Member for Upper Niumi, Omar Darboe.