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GFF FA Cup final set for August 16

Aug 6, 2014, 11:09 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The 2013-2014 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) FA Cup final is slated for Saturday 16 August 2014.

The long-awaited Gambia Football Federation (GFF) FA Cup final will feature an all-Banjul-derby clash between Banjul United and Hawks.

This final is described by many football fans in the Greater Banjul and its satellite areas as a crunch clash.

Banjul United advanced to the FA Cup final following a penalty shootout win over West Coast Region outfit Brikama United in the semi-final, after the regulation time failed to produce a winner at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

Banjul United will be fighting tooth and nail for a win against Hawks to clinch their first-ever FA Cup title since making their debut in the country’s divisional football in the 2008-2009 season.

Hawks sailed to the FA Cup final after thumping Young Africans 3-1 in the semi-final tie played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

Hawks have won FA Cup several times and will be coming all out for a victory against Banjul United to lift the FA Cup title after several years of trophy drought.

The winner for 2013-2014 FA Cup final will clash with current league champions Real De Banjul in the country’s football season traditional curtain raiser, the Super Cup, after the summer biggest football gala, better known as Nawettan.

The FA Cup final will mark the end of the premier, second and regional league football season in the country, as the major and local Nawettan zones are gearing up for the summer biggest football fray commonly known as Nawettan.