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Brikama Zonal Beat Gunjur 2-1 in Test Match

Dec 11, 2008, 6:24 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Brikama zonal team on Saturday 6thDecember 2008 defeated Gunjur zonal team 2-1 in a test match played at Brikama Mini Stadium, better known as Box bar as part of both sides' preparations for the 2008 GFA Super Nawettan championship renamed Muhammed Yahya Jammeh's Super Nawettan Competition.

The match was attended by hundreds of spectators and both sides put on a brilliant display of skills and talent.

Brikama zonal team opened the scores in the 15thminute of the match through an own goal by Gunjur midfielder Ousman Touray, alias major, Gunjur fought but could not found the ball at the back of the net and the first half ended 1-0 in favour of Brikama zonal team.

As play resumed in the second half Brikama zonal team continued to mount more pressure on Gunjur zonal team defensive line when in the 66thminute ofthe match Lamin Findi Jammeh netted the second goal for Brikama zonal team after breakingthrough Gunjur zonal team defence and dashing Gunjur zonal team's hopes of coming back to their feet. Gunjur scored their consolation goal in the 85thminute of the match and match ended 2-1 in favour of Brikama zonal team.

In an interview with Pointsports, the head coach of Gunjur zonal team, Lamin Kaku Jabang, said despite his sides' loss to Brikama zonal team in a test match 2-1 and he is still optimistic his side will certainly perform to expectations in the zonal championship.

He stated that his boys are ready for glory this year and he called on Gunjurians to come forward and support the team so that they can win the trophy and he also hailed the fans for their support of the team during their test matches.

For his part, the head coach of Brikama zonal team, Lang kah Bojang said he was impressed with the performance his team put in and he revealed that Gunjur is not a problem to Brikama. He also revealed that two of his players are away with Armed Forces FC in African Military tournament organised by African Military sports and hosted by Uganda.