The Pub snatches dual in Gunjur Nawettan

Monday, January 07, 2019

The Pub FC has snatched a double in the 2018-2019 Gunjur nawettan after beating Reliance and Ecomog in the knock-out and league finals respectively.

They defeated Reliance 1-0 in the final played at the Gunjur Nyamina football field last Saturday to lift the knock-out trophy before defeating ten man Ecomog 2-0 in the league final played over the weekend to bagged a double in the Gunjur wet season biggest football fiesta.

The Pub opened the scores through striker Malang Ceesay in the 38th minute of the game from Bubacarr Demba alias Ozil’s excellent past to give his side the lead.

Ecomog responded back for an equaliser and crafted numerous goal scoring opportunities but squandered all their limited scoring chances thus the first half ended 1-0 in favour of The Pub FC.

Upon resumption of the match, Ecomog FC maintained their supremacy and pile pressure on The Pub creating several goal scoring chances but again failed to utilize on their limited opportunities.

 Musa Bojang sealed victory for The Pub FC in the 76th minute of the game from an astonishing strike to earn his side a double in Gunjur nawettan.

Ecomog injected in several fresh legs to strengthen attacking tag to penetrate The Pub FC defence line but to no avail thus the game ended 2-0 in favour of The Pub. They finished the game with ten men after Zerome Demba was sent off in the 10th minutes after a rough challenge on The Pub’s George Joof.

As champions, The Pub FC were crowned with a giant trophy and cash prize of D20, 000 while Ecomog received D15, 000 as the runners-up.

Author: Lamin Darboe