Super Nawettan set to begin October 14 tentatively

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The 2017 FIBank Gambia Limited sponsored-Super Nawettan is set to tentatively kick-off on Saturday 14 October 2017.

The date for the country’s community biggest football fiesta opening match was proposed during a meeting between the Gambia Football Federation and Super Nawettan Organising Committee recently.

The country’s most watched football fiesta, the Super Nawettan would be competed for by twelve major nawettan centres.

The 2016 Super Nawettan was won by Gunjur, when they came from one nil down to beat Banjul 2-1 in the final, played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Friday 28 October 2016.

Red Star Family FC midfielder Salifu Bojang, alias Bapa, who was decorated as the best player for the 2016 Super Nawettan and Smiling Coast FC striker, Malang Jassey, alias Uncle were on the score sheet for Gunjur in the 36th and 77th minutes of the game respectively.

After right-back Essa Jallow gave Banjul the lead in the 18th minute of the game, Gunjur’s left-back Yusupha Touray, alias brought down winger Assan Gaye inside the 18 yard box.

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: The 2016 Super Nawettan champions Gunjur