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Lucky Dube Academy clinch Wanderers U-15 tourney title

May 22, 2013, 10:30 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Lucky Dube Football Academy have been crowned champions of the first edition of Wanderers Friendship U-15 football tournament title.

They defeated Vibeke Football Academy 1-0 in a final game played at the Brikama Mini Stadium on Sunday.

Lucky Dube Football Academy striker Ismaila Ceesay in the 40th minute netted the opener from a clinical finish giving his side the lead, which eventually proved to be the winner for them.

As the champions, Lucky Dube Football Academy went home with a giant trophy and a cash prize of D3,000, whilst Vibeke Football Academy received D2,000 as the runners-up.

Ismaila Ceesay of Lucky Dube Football Academy and Ebrima Sonko of Vibeke Football Academy both received a certificate, puma football boot and jerseys as the leading goal scorers of the tournament.

Ebrima Sillah of Jespa Football Academy received jersey and guards as the most valuable player of the tournament, while the organizers also awarded certificates to Brikama Youth and Sports Association, referees, institutions and individuals for their contribution towards the success of the tournament.

The tournament was organised by Nova Scotia Gambia Association in conjunction with Fredricton Wanderers Senior Men team in Canada and Fredricton Wanderers School in Brikama.