May 19, 2010, 1:50 PM
Scorpions women football club have claimed the 2019 Gambia Football Federation
(GFF) women super cup title following their 2-0 win over Interior in the final,
played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Sunday.
Both sides played brilliant football; Red scorpion carried super cup trophy after netting two goals without interior answering.
Captain Awa Jawo opened the scores for Red Scorpion in the 15th minute of the game from 30 yard strike. Ola Buwaro extended Red Scorpion’s lead in the 60 minute of the match to earn her side the country’s women division one league season traditional curtain title.
As champions, Red scorpion went home with gold medals, giant trophy and a cash prize of D75, 000 while runners-up Interior pocketed D50, 000.
Speaking to reporters after the game, head coach of Red Scorpion, Choro Mbenga expressed delight for her player’s performance, adding that they had implemented her instruction in the final.
Head coach of Interior, Mariama Bom Sowe expressed her disappointment with her girl’s performance, noting that they prepared mentally and physically for the super cup final encounter against Red Scorpions.
She said they will go back to the drawing board and prepare themselves fit for the 2019-2020 league season.