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3rd Edition of late Abdoulie Njie Memorial Tourney kicks off

Aug 12, 2011, 4:28 PM | Article By: Cherno Omar Bobb

The 3rd Edition of the Annual Late Abdoulie Njie Memorial Football Tournament organised by Mustapha Drammeh, football programme officer for Serrekunda East Sports Development Organisation (SESDO), recently kicked off at the Serrekunda Lower Basic School playground.

The opening game of the eight-team pre-season tournament, which ended in a goalless draw, was played between Cannon FC and Nguma FC at the Serrekunda Lower Basic School playground.

A minute silence was observed for the late player before the start of the match.

In the second game of the competition, Leeds United beat Rangers FC 1-nil.

Mustapha Drammeh, the organizer of the tournament, said there is no sponsor for the tournament as at now but added that he is trying to solicit sponsors from individuals and companies.

The teams that are taking part in the competition are Nguma FC, Cannon FC, Rangers FC, Cambel Town FC, London Boys FC, Wales FC, Pencha Bi FC and Leeds United.

In a similar pre-season tournament, Tallinding Youths, in collaboration with the Dynamic Sarahuleh Association for Changes and Development, recently began a fitness tournament at the Tallinding Annex Lower Basic School playground.

The eight teams lining up for this tournament are T K. Snookers FC, United Stars FC, Black Pool FC, Leeds United, Zurich FC, Unicorns FC, S. V. Laar FC and Milan FC.

In the opening game of the competition, Black Pool FC beat Leeds United 1-nil while United Stars FC lost to T. K. Snookers FC in the 5pm encounter of the same day.

The second day of the competition featured S.V. Laar FC against Milan FC, which ended 0-0 at 3pm.