Dec 19, 2016, 11:26 AM
United beat Greater Tomorrow 1-0 in the 2016-2017 West Coast Regional third
division league final game played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadiumon
Saturday to gain promotion to The Gambia Football Federation division league
The Gunjur-based outfit finished top in group A and the Brikama-based outfit also finished in the top spot in group B and were also unbeaten prior to Saturday’s final.
The final game was not an easy road as both sides played offensive and defensive football but the first half failed to produce a goal.
Upon the resumption of the game, Gunjur United dominated and created some goal scoring opportunities.
Gunjur United opened the score through striker Malang Jassey, alias Uncle, mid-way into the second half.The goal eventually proved to be the winner and sent the Gunjur-based outfit to the country’s second tier.
Greater Tomorrow fought-back for an equalizer and created some clinical goal scoring opportunities but blasted their limited opportunities awayand the game ended 1-0 in favour of Gunjur United.
As the champions of the 2016-2017 West Coast Regional third division league, Gunjur United went home with a giant trophy and cash prize of D25,000, while Greater Tomorrow received D15,000 as the runner-up.
The Brikama-based outfit now play against teams from Banjul and Kanifing Municipality in the play-off after losing to Gunjur United at the weekend.