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Double finals in Wanderers friendship Cup 2017

May 19, 2017, 11:29 AM

The Wanderers Development Association is committed to youth development and community enhancement through sport.

The Wanderers Development Association directs, operates and sponsors the Wanderers Friendship Cup for the past 5 years, a youth soccer tournament.

The football tournament, in partnership with West Coast Region Football Academies Association and Gambia Senior Secondary Schools Sports Committee (LOC), hosted double finals at the Brikama Mini Stadium (Box bar) on Saturday 13 May 2017.

Fredericton Wanderers of Youna defeated Touray’s Academy of Brikama (1 -0) for the Academies Category.

Whilst in the schools category for girls, Mahaad Senior Secondary School defeated Mingdaw Senior Secondary School 4 - 3 on penalties after a goalless draw in the regulation period.

The Winners in the academies category, and the Fredericton Youna went home with giant trophy, set of jerseys, medals, while the runners-up, Touray’s Academy of Brikama also went home with a set of jerseys.

In the schools girl’s category, Mahaad Senior Secondary School went home with cash prize of three thousand dalasis (D3,000.00) with a trophy and the runners-up Mingdaw Senior Secondary School went home with two thousand dalasis (D2000.00).

The dignitaries in attendance were the president and 1st vice president of West Coast Region Football Association (Abdou Karim Sey and Bakary Bojang), the Women Football coordinator for GFF Sainey Sissokho, grassroots manager of GFF Alagie Nyassi, president of Brikama Sports Committee, Karalang Jatta, West Coast Regional Coach, Ensa Sambou, and sports journals.

The coordinator of Wanderers Friendship Cup Jerreh Manneh and the president of West Coast Region Football Academies Association all thanked the sponsors Wanderers Development Group of Canada for the support.