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Action Resumes in Jammeh's Super Nawettan Competition

Dec 12, 2008, 4:46 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

After  five  days of Tobaski break, action will resume in the 2008 GFA Super Nawettan zonal football championship, rename Muhammed Yahya Jammeh's Super Competition sponsored by His Excellency professor Yahya A.J.J Jammeh, this weekend.

On Saturday 13thof December 2008, the defending champions Bakau will clash with Gunjur in group A at Serrekunda West Mini Stadium. On the same day Serrekunda West will battle it out with Sukuta at Serrekunda East Mini Stadium in the same group. On Sunday 14thof December 2008 last year's runner-up Banjul will face Lamin in group B at Serrekunda West Mini Stadium, on the same day 2006 champions Serrekunda East will take on 2006 runner-up Brikama at Serrekunda East Mini stadium.

It will be recalled that the defending champions Bakau drew 1-1 with Serrekunda West in the opening encounter last weekend in group A while Banjul last year's runner-up also drew 0-0 with Serrekunda East in group B in the opener at Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

The results of the previous matches are as follows: Bakau 1-1 Serrekunda West and Banjul 0-0 Serrekunda East.

Speaking to Pointsports, the head coach of the Gunjur Zonal team, Lamin Kaku Jabang, expressed optimism that his team will lift the zonal championship this year and he revealed that his boys are well prepared for their Saturday encounter with the defending champions Bakau at Serrekunda West Mini Stadium.

He called on fans to come in numbers to cheer the boys so that they can beat Bakau and prepare for their encounter with Sukuta and Serrekunda West and he also appealed to fans to maintain discipline during the tournament.