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Bantaba share spoils with Maccassa in East Nawetan

Sep 20, 2013, 11:40 AM | Article By: Cherno Omar Bobb

Bantaba FC on Wednesday 18 September 2013 played goalless against Super Cup champions Maccassa FC in the ongoing Serrekunda East Sports Development Organisation (SESDO) Nawetan Competition.

The well-entertaining encounter played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium saw Bantaba FC dominating most of the ball possession and also creating better goal-scoring opportunities during the encounter.

Bantaba FC have now collected 2 points in two games while Maccassa FC have collected 4 points in two encounters.

Speaking to reporters shortly after the game, Alieu Secka, head coach of Maccassa FC, said though they prepared to win, he was however satisfied collecting a point.

They will go all out for victory in their next game against Kebbeh Eden FC to be able to top their group, he said, calling on the fans to be patient, that football is win, draw or loss.

Pa Dembo Keita, head coach of Bantaba FC, said the game was well-contested, adding that his side was unfortunate not to carry the day.

He said they would go back and prepare for their next encounter and also rectify their mistakes.

His side, he noted, will make it to the next stage of the competition.

Expectations were high at the camp prior to the game, he said, adding that they lost six of their senior players who went to play in other zones.

His team is made up of young players with some of them featured for the first time.

He expressed confidence that his team will collect maximum 3 points in their next game against T. Central FC.

S V Laar FC will today Friday take on Milan FC in the 3pm kickoff encounter while Milan Rossoneri FC will battle it out with United Stars FC in the 5pm game.

On Saturday 21 September 2013, Bradford FC will rub shoulders with Blue Stars FC in the 3pm game while Leeds United will lock horns with Manchester United in the 5pm encounter.

Sunday games will see Istanbul FC clashing with Ebbeh Gi FC in the 3pm game to be played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium, while Old Hands FC will entertain Cannon FC.