Real to face Marimoo in late Omar Sey tournament on Saturday

Friday, July 05, 2019

FF Cup champions, Real de Banjul will lock horns with the Manjai-based team Marimoo in the final of the late Alhaji Omar Sey Memorial Football Tournament to be played at the Independence Stadium on Saturday, at 8pm.

The Group A winner, Marimoo started their run in a fantastic form as they opened their account with a 2-0 defeat over Gamtel. They also drew with the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) and defeated the league champions Brikama United 2-0, which placed them at the top spot with 7 points to earn a place in the final.

The 2017 league champions, Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) occupied second position in the group with 6 points but missed out on the final stage.

Real de Banjul started slowly in the tournament with scoreless draws in their first two games against Hawks and Fortune, but beat the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) to finish top position in group A with 5 points.

The two sides are now set for the super Saturday clash of the Titans in a cloudy and wet natural grass of the pitch as the fresh summer air breezes within the atmosphere. Real will be hoping for a double silverware after just been crowned FF Cup champions.

According to the organisers –GFF- the winner of the final will live to retain and protect the iconic relic and legacy of the late Omar Sey.

Author: Arfang M.S. Camara