Serrekunda East to race Brikama for Super Nawettan crown

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Brikama will race with Serrekunda East for the 2018 Simlex and Gambia Football Federation sponsored Super Nawettan zonal football tournament crown after their semifinal triumphs over Manjai and Banjul at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

The East boys beat Banjul 1-0 in the second semifinal on Monday to progress to the final for the first time since 2014 when they defeated Bakau to claim their ninth Super Nawettan titles.

Striker Abdoulie Manneh netted the only goal for Serrekunda East in the first half, which eventually proved to be the winner for them to sail to the final against Brikama.

The Sateyba boys defeated Manjai 1-0 in the semifinal match played on Sunday to advance to the final for the first time, since 2012 when they beat Bakau 3-2 in a controversial final played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium to clinch their first-ever Super Nawettan crown.

Manjai will play against Banjul in the third-place play-off after slipping to Brikama and Serrekunda East in the semifinal. The winner for the 2018 Super Nawettan will receive a giant trophy and cash prize of D200, 000 and runners up will receive D100, 000. Third-place holder D50, 000.

Author: Lamin Gibba
Source: Picture: Serrekunda East Super Nawettan team