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BRFA to stage fitness tournament for Banjul clubs

Oct 25, 2019, 11:51 AM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Tuesday 22 October 2019 Issue

Banjul Regional Football Association (BRFA) is set to stage a football tournament geared towards assisting Banjul clubs to prepare for the fourth coming football season and to enable them have the required match fitness and competitiveness before the commencement of the 2019/2020 league season.

The tournament will be played at the Banjul Mini Stadium (KG5) and Saint Augustine’s football field respectively. It will be staged in two groups which will commence on Friday 8th of November 2019.

According to Secretary General Demba Njie, matches will be played in the morning (8am), afternoon (3pm) and 5pm.

He said as a pre-season, clubs will be expected to play on tight schedules (every other day to consolidate their fitness and preparation for the season).

Group A consist of Real de Banjul who finished 2nd position in the league, Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) who finished 8th position, Banjul United (11th), Sporting Real (2nd) and Young Africans (9th). Group B will feature Hawks (6th), Wallidan (9th), Waa Banjul (1st), Red Hawk (12th) and Blue Diamond/Roots.