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Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay's Perpetual Tournament Kicks Off

Mar 31, 2009, 7:44 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The 2009 Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay 's perpetual football tournament organised by Hajojarra Sports Committee and backed-up by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Honourable Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay, has kicked off on Saturday 28th March 2009, at Gunjur Football Field.

The tourney features two categories, namely juniors and intermediate.

The tournament started with a thrilling encounter which saw Sunderland FC thrashed 4-1 in the category, while Juventus FC drew 1-1with Kayung Karlon FC in the Category at and on Sunday 29 March 2009, Manchester Thuram 3-1 in junior championship while Gunjur Link Committee walloped Young Santos 5-3 in the Intermediate championship.

The kick off was taken by the chief of Kombo South, Alhagie Sheriff Ajeh Janneh, and witnessed by hundreds of spectators from Gunjur and surrounding areas.

Speaking to Pointsport, Alieu Jabang, the coordinator of the tourney thanked the chief of Kombo South, Ahmed Gibril Jassey and football fans across Gunjur for honouring his invitation.

He assured all that the tourney will be free and fair and the tourney is organised to improve, promote and develop grassroots football in Gunjur.