Red Star cruises to Gunjur Knock-out 2nd round

Monday, October 07, 2019

Red Star Family have sailed to the second round of the 2019-2020 Gunjur nawetan knock-out competition after thumping White Croc 2-0 in a tricky encounter played at the Gunjur Upper and Senior Secondary School football field.

Both sides played defensive and offensive football, crafting several goal scoring opportunities but the first ended goalless.

Wunderkind Haruna Njie gave Red Star Family the lead after the interval from after capitalizing on winger wizard Basirou Barrow’s astonishing free-kick.

Basirou Barrow netted the second goal for Red Star Family in the 60th minute to dash White Croc hopes of coming back to their feet.

The Academy boys reacted quickly for an equaliser and created some goal scoring chances but couldn’t penetrate Red Star Family’s formidable defence line thus the match ended 2-0 in favor of Red Star Family.

Meanwhile, Smateq navigated to the second round of the knock-out competition following their 1-0 win over Black Panthers.

Author: Lamin Darboe