Medina clinches Lamin knock-out cup title

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Medina FC have been crowned champions of the 2018 Lamin knock-out title following their 3-1 post match penalty shootout win over Prison FC in the final played at Sanna Jatta Memorial Football Field on Sunday .

The final brought together hundreds of spectators from Lamin and its surrounding villages for the much-awaited game. National Sport Council Executive Director Marcel Mendy was also among the dignitaries present at the final.

 Striker Fabakary Bojang opened the scores for Prison in the 12th minute of the game before Peter Gomez leveled the scores for Medina in the 35th minute of the game to make it 1-1. This pushed the game into a penalty shootout which ended 3-1 in favour of Media United.

As champions, Medina went home with a giant trophy and cash prize of D20, 000.00 while Prison pocketed D15, 000 as the runners-up.

Medina head coach, Sang Mendy expressed delight with the performance of his boys and applauded them for a job well done.

Prison head coach, Muhammed Ali Jarju also thanked his players for a brilliant display during the game.

Author: Lamin Gibba