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Gunjurians abroad patronize Gunjur zonal team after Super Nawettan triumph

Dec 28, 2016, 1:24 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Gunjurians in the diaspora recently patronised Gunjur zonal team with cash amounting to D88,000 after their 2016 FiBank Gambia Limited-sponsored Super Nawettan triumph.

Gunjur came from one nil down to beat Banjul 2-1 in a tightly-contested final game played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, on Friday 28 October 2016, to clinch their first-ever Super Nawettan crown.

Right-back Essa Jallow gave Banjul the lead in the 18th minute of the game from a penalty spot after pacy winger Assan Gaye was brought down inside the area by Gunjur’s left-back Yusupha Touray alias Eso, before 2016 Super Nawettan best player Salifu Bojang alias Bapa levelled matters for Gunjur in the 36th minute of the game to make it 1-1.

Striker Malang Jassey alias Uncle netted the winner for Gunjur in the 77th minute of the game from the penalty spot after Banjul’s centre-back Modou Lamin B.S. Touray downed winger wizard Lamin Jallow Sako inside the eighteen to inspire Gunjur to their first-ever Super Nawettan crown since the inception of the tournament in 1992, by Gambia Football Association.

As result of the team’s excellent performance in the country’s community biggest football festivity, Gunjurians in the diaspora organised themselves and raised some cash for the team after clinching the Super Nawettan trophy for the first time in their history.