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Gunjur slash Brufut to clinch victory in Super Nawetan

Oct 12, 2016, 12:16 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Gunjur on Monday beat Brufut 2-1 in the all-West Coast Region derby game played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium to clinch their victory in the 2016 FiBank Gambia Limited-sponsored Super Nawetan zonal football tournament.

Gunjur defeated Brufut 3-2 in the 2015 Super Nawetan prior to their Monday’s West Coast region derby clash.

Brufut came all out for revenge to claim the vital three points after losing to Gunjur in the 2015 Super Nawetan. They dominated the opening minute of the game but could not break through Gunjur’s formidable defence line.

Gunjur, who were unable to establish well in the opening minutes of the game, opened the scores striker Lamin Jallow alias Sako in the 30th minute of the game from a sound finish to give South boys the lead after a poor start to the game.

Brufut reacted quickly for an equalizer but could not break through Gunjur’s solid defence line thus the first half ended 1-nil.

Upon resumption of the game, Gunjur picked up where they left in the first half and posed more threat on Brufut and their efforts paid dividend after the interval when midfielder Mbemba Fatty notched in the second goal for Gunjur to dash Brufut’s hopes of coming back to their feet.

Brufut responded back for an equalizer and managed to pull back one through striker Omar Jarjue in the 66th minute of the game, which eventually proved to be a consolation goal for the Sanimentereng boys.

Serrekunda East thrashed Sukuta 3-1 in the other group B tie played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium to claim their first win in the 2016 FiBank-sponsored Super Nawetan after losing to Dembadou boys 2-0 in the 2015 Super Nawetan semi-final.

Serrekunda East and Gunjur are both with 3 points each in one game after beating Sukuta and Brufut in their opening group B matches.

Brufut and Sukuta are both with zero point in one match after losing to Gunjur and Serrekunda East in their opening group B games respectively.