(Wednesday 21st November 2018 Issue)
East Sunday crowned champions of the 2018 Semplex and Gambia Football
Federation (GFF) sponsored Super Zonal football Championship title following
their 4-3 penalty shootout win over Brikama after a 1-1 draw in the regulation
time in the final played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Brikama opened scored through Abdoulie Baldeh in the 1st minute of the second half before Alagie Kujabi leveled matters for Serrekunda East in the 56th minutes to push the game into a penalty shootout, which ended 4-3 in favour of Serrekunda East.
As winners Serrekunda East were awarded with a giant trophy, gold medals and cash prize of D200, 000 while Brikama pocketed D100, 000 and silver medals as runners-up.
Speaking in an interview with reporters shortly after the game the head coach of Serrekunda East Yunusa Badjie expressed delights for winning the super nawettan zonal championship, adding that it was a very special moment for him.
He added that, the secret behind Serrekunda East success in the Zonal Championship is hard work, discipline and dedication.
This win is very special for me as it’s going to help me to continue with the hard work to achieve my desires.
He finally thanked The Management of the Serrekunda East, fans and his technical team for the newly written success in the Serrekunda East zone.