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Late Uncle Badou Jasseh Memorial Tourney update

Sep 28, 2011, 2:10 PM | Article By: Bobb & Fatoumatta Jawara

Kerr Chebo FC on Saturday beat Wallidan FC of Fass Omar Saho Village by a goal to nil in the opening game of the Late Uncle Badou Jasseh Memorial Tournament organized by a Kerr Mama citizen residing in the United States of American, where he is a referee.

Bai Mundaw Jallow scored the goal of the game for Kerr Chebo FC to earn his side their first win of the competition, which is being played in a league format.

On Sunday, Ma Sosseh FC of Kerr Mama Village beat Pakau Saloum FC by 2-1 with Baboucarr Jallow scoring both goals for Ma Solleh FC, while Pakau Saloum FC’s consolation goal was scored by Gimba Sarr.

Both encounters were played at the Alagie Gabi Sosseh Mini Stadium in Kerr Mama village in the Upper Niumi District of the North Bank Region.

A-two-day coaching and refereeing clinic was also organized by the same sports committee for the coaches and referees within the area, and goal nets were also distributed to each of the participating teams in the nawetan at the end of the clinic.

The opening game of the tournament was graced by dignitaries such as the National Assembly Member for Upper Niumi District, Cherno Omar Jallow, and the district chief, Lamin Queen Jammeh, as well as sports personalities.

Kerr Demba FC will take on Kerr Dekodeh FC on Saturday 1st October 2011 at the Alagie Gabi Sosseh Mini Stadium, while Ma Sosseh FC of Kerr Mama Village will lock horns with Pakau Njogu FC in other games of the same nawetan competition.

At the Serrekunda West Mini Stadium on Monday, German Boys FC beat Pipeline FC by 2-0, with Alieu Badjie opening the score line for the Latrikunda German side in the 31st minute of the game.

Kabba Gibba made it 2-0 for German Boys FC in the 3rd minute of the second half from the penalty spot, while Ousainou Ogoo missed a penalty for Pipeline FC in the 8th minute of the second period; thus the game ended 2-0 in favour of German Boys FC.