Jan 20, 2009, 5:33 AM
The Kombo East Sports Committee Late Hon. Kebba Touray Inter-village football tournament kicked off at the weekend.
Twelve teams, namely Pirang, Omorto, Duwasu, Tubakuta, Kafuta, Kuloro, Shom, Bonto, Nigi, Sotokoi, Mandinaba and Faraba Banta, are vying for the title.
The tournament kick-started in a thrilling fashion, with Pirang Village beating Omorto Village 1-0 in the opening game in group A, at the Faraba Banta playground on Saturday, 16 April 2011.
Matches will continue on Saturday, 23 April 2011 when Kafuta Village will rub shoulders with Shom village at the Pirang playground in group B, and Faraba Banta Village will battle it out with Mandinaba Village at the Kuloro playground in group C.
The tournament is sponsored by the Touray Kunda family in Pirang village in memory of the late Hon. Kebba Touray, former National Assembly for Kombo East.