Macdonald Utd prevails over Fire House to lift Banjul Nawettan title

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Macdonald United Saturday triumphed over Fire House 1-0 in the final played at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium to clinch the 2018 Canon Group Gambia sponsored Banjul Nawettan league title.

Both teams missed the Banjul Nawettan knock-out crown following their exit from the league cup and came all out to bang each other to claim the city’s summer biggest football prize.

  Pa Assan Joof opened the account for Macdonald United the lead in the 10th minute of the game from a Ebrima Camara brilliant cross to win the capital wet season biggest festivity league title after failing to lift the knock out trophy.

Fire House reacted hastily for an equaliser but to no avail thus the game ended 1-0 in favour of Macdonald United.

As champions, Macdonald United received a giant trophy and cash prize of D75, 000 while Fire House bagged D45, 000 as the runners up.

Author: Lamin Darboe