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Juventus FC advance to knockout in East Nawetan

Oct 1, 2013, 11:28 AM | Article By: Cherno Omar Bobb

Juventus FC have booked their place in the knockout stage of the ongoing Serrekunda East Sports Development Organisation (SESDO) Nawetan following their 3-1 win over New Germany FC in the final group game played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

Yaya Bayo put New Germany FC ahead in the 49th minute of the game from a spectacular free-kick. Ansumana Kujabi came to the rescue of his side four minutes later from a sensible finish and later scored a stunning long range shot in the 73rd minute to register his name twice on the score sheet for Juventus FC.

Substitute Pa Gaye sealed the victory for Juventus FC in the 81st minute to ensure his side collected the maximum points.

Juventus FC have collected 7 points in 3 games to advance to the next stage of the competition, while New Germany FC have only collected a single point in 3 encounters.

Speaking to reporters shortly after the game, Ebrima Gomez, head coach of Juventus, said his team did not perform well during the first half of the game but added that after talking to them during the break they adhered to instructions and it worked out for them.

He added that, coming to the game, they knew they were going to win, having prepared well for the encounter.

They will now prepare again well for the knockout stage, he said, adding that they are encouraging and making use of their young players to be able to win something this year.

He also said his side would deliver during the knockout stage. “They will try to play well and also score goals,” he said determinedly.

He concluded by thanking the fans, saying: “You cannot do without the fans.”

Meanwhile, the Banjul Sports Committee has issued a notice as follows:


All teams and stakeholders are informed that the Committee is due for Congress from now to December 2013. Teams are advised to start identifying committed and competent persons who will run the affairs of the Committee in the next four years.

The Committee will inform all teams in due course the date of the Congress and forward the BSC Constitution, Secretary General’s report together with financial statement for scrutiny.



1.There shall be the supreme body of Committee called the congress which shall elect the Executive;

2.The attendance of two-thirds of the entire delegates shall constitute a quorum;

3.The congress shall be convened every four (4) years;

4.At every congress the assembly shall elect its own bureau comprising a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and a Rapporteur;

5.Notice for congress meeting shall be twenty-one (21) days with the agenda and all relevant documents for perusal attached in order to expedite the proceedings;

6.Decision of the assembly shall be determined by simple majority votes or concession;

7.Each delegate present at the meeting shall have one vote provided that in the event of equality, the person presiding shall have a casting vote.


It was found that before your match against Plumbi on Tuesday, 24th September 2013 one of your supporters poured urinated substance (urine) on the entrance of the field, which is totally unacceptable. As such, the team is fine D500 and warned to abstain from such unnecessary practices. The fine must be paid before the club’s next match.


Ousman Marong is suspended for the rest of the Nawetaan due to his rude and abusive language after he was shown the red card during your match against Ngoyan on Tuesday, 24th September 2013. He should not enter the dressing room, be on the bench or behind the bench.

Also, Assan Saye is suspended for 2 matches after scrutinizing the referee’s report in which he was abusive to the match officials.

Pa Ousman Bah is suspended for 2 matches for going to the Ngoyan bench after the match. Also, Plumbi is fined D1,000 for not controlling your supporters after the match that led them to go to the Ngoyan bench and confronted them. The fine must be paid before the club’s next match.