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Kartong U-15 team claim Inter-academy Tourney

Feb 9, 2011, 2:42 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Kartong Community Football Academy U-15 team have been crowned champions of Football Link Gambia sponsored Inter-academy Football Tournament.

They thrashed Black & White Football Academy U-15 team of Berending Village 2-0 in the final game played at the Madina Salaam football field recently.

The game was dominated and controlled by Black & White Football Academy U-15 team and made numerous goal-scoring attempts but squandered them away.

Kartong Community Football Academy U-15 team, who continue to live in dangerous situation, eventually opened the scoring through striker Harlem Saidy in the 20th minute after smashing home a brilliant strike to give Kartong Community Football Academy U-15 team an early first-half lead.

Black & White Academy fought back for an equaliser but their efforts were denied by Kartong’s goalkeeper.

Upon resumption, Magina Jatta sealed the victory for Kartong in the 61st minute to wrap up a 2-nil score-line for the Kartong outfit.

As the champions, Kartong Community Football Academy U-15 team walked away with a trophy and medals, whilst Black & White Academy U-15 team also received medal as consolation prize.