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Late Ebou Sowe crowned Banjul knockout champions

Oct 29, 2019, 11:44 AM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Late Ebou Sowe FC, alias Heart of Banjul were on Sunday crowned champions of the Bayba Financial-sponsored Banjul knockout tournament after defeating  FC Warriors 1-0 in the final played at the KG5 Mini-stadium in Banjul.

Ousainou Trawally’s fine header in the 76th minute of the second half was all but enough to crown his side the knockout champions of Banjul Nawetan.

Late Ebou Sowe defeated Jamesen 2-0 in the semifinal to book their place in the final, while FC Warriors who many believed to be the favorite of winning the knockout judging it from their form since the start of the tournament, also eliminated MacDonald United 2-1 in the semifinal.

As winners Late Ebou Sowe (Heart of Banjul) were given a giant trophy and a cash prize of D35, 000, while the runners-up were given a consolation prize of D25, 000.

 Meanwhile both teams, Late Ebou Sowe and FC Warriors will next meet again this time on Friday 1 November in the final of the Canon-sponsored Banjul league Nawettan to be played at the Banjul KG5 mini-stadium.