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Nema United wins Kuloro 2012 Junior Nawettan

Nov 1, 2012, 9:47 AM

Nema United FC beat K.W .T 5-4 on penalties to win the 2012 junior Nawettan football championship in Kuloro, Kombo East District. The final was played on Saturday 27th October at Kuloro lower basic school football field. The 7 clubs annual championship is organized by sports authorities in the community to foster unity among youths and to showcase local talents.

The 6 times finalists and two times winners K. W. T lost focus for most of the march leaving their fans with little to celebrate. Tournament debutants Nema United started on a strong note and made a number of chances that striker Lamin Jarjou failed to convert.

Regulation time ended goalless, but Nema United went on to make history in the penalty shootout by winning the tournament unbeaten following their promotion to the second tier football in Kuloro.

Nema United received a trophy and D1400 while K. W. T. went home with D1000 as runners-up.