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Gunjurians in Diaspora gather funds for Gunjur zonal team

Dec 15, 2016, 12:22 PM

Gunjurians in the diaspora recently generated funds for Gunjur zonal team after claiming the 2016 FiBank Gambia Limited-sponsored Super Nawettan for the first time in their history.

Gunjur clinched their first-ever Super Nawettan crown after beating Banjul 2-1 in a well-attended final game played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, on Friday 28 October 2016.

Midfielder Salifu Bojang alias Bapa and striker Malang Jassey alias Uncle were on target for Gunjur in the 36th and 77th minutes of the game respectively after left-back Essa Jallow gave Banjul the lead in the 18th minute of the game from a penalty spot after Gunjur’s left-back Yusupha Touray alias Eso brought down Banjul’s pacey winger Assan Gaye inside the area.

As a result of the team’s stunning performance in the country’s community biggest football fiesta, Gunjurians in diaspora organised themselves and raised funds to patronize the team for clinching their first-ever Super Nawettan crown since the inception of the tournament in 1992.

The Gunjur Sports Committe are yet to receive the cash from Gunjurians in the diaspora after the team clinched their first-ever Super Nawettan crown following their slender win over Banjul in the final on 28 October 2016, at the country’s biggest football arena.