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California FC beat Sanchaba FC in Mayor Samba Faal Tourney opener

Feb 17, 2011, 11:35 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

California FC on Friday defeated Sanchaba FC 1-0 in the opening game of Mayor Samba Faal sponsored Banjulinding Noran football tournament at the Banjulinding Playground.

The tightly contested game characterised by delight full display of skills and panache, attracted hundreds of spectators from Banjulinding environs.

California FC opening the scoring through striker Edrissa Khan in the 23rd minute of the game from brilliant strike after capitalised on Sanchaba FC defensive error to gave his side the lead.

Sanchaba FC fought back but could not break through California FC formidable defence line and thus, the first ended 1-0 in favour of California FC.

As actions resumed in the second half, Sanchaba FC create numerous goal scoring but failed to make best use of their limited goal scoring opportunities and thus, the game ended 1-0 in favour of California FC.

California FC top group A with 3 points in single game, while Sanchaba FC lies at bottom of group A with zero points in single games.