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Asselem stuns Strong on spot-kick to reach Gunjur Knock-out quarterfinal

Oct 25, 2019, 11:09 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

(Monday 21 October 2019 Issue)

Asselem, Saturday defeated Strong FC 4-2 on post-match penalty shootout to reach the 2019-2020 Gunjur Nawettan konock-out quarterfinal after the regulation time ended 2-2 in a tricky encounter, played at the Gunjur Upper and Senior Secondary School football field.

The Gunjur Asselem based-team were the first to found the ball at the back of the net in the early part of the first half and strong boys leveled matters before break.

Asselem scored their second goal after the interval and strong FC leveled the scores before full-time; this pushed the match into a penalty kick, which ended 4-2 in favour of Asselem.

The Gunjur Asselem based-club now joined Solifo, Mariken Investment, Kombo Real Estate and Ecomog in the quarterfinal.

Strong FC sailed to the quarterfinal as the best loser despite slipping to Asselem on penalties after the regular time ended 2-2.