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Registration for Gunjur Nawettan Qualifiers opens

Jul 10, 2015, 11:07 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The registration has started for the 2015-2016 Gunjur Nawettan Qualifiers.

Fee for registration for the Gunjur Nawettan Qualifiers is pegged at D4,000 per team, and for the Nawettan proper is D5,000 per team, meaning D1,000 additional payment for teams that will qualify to the Nawettan proper from the qualifiers.

The deadline for registration is slated for Sunday 12 July 2015.

The reigning league champions Late Dembo FC will rub shoulders with knockout champions Farms Engineering FC in the town’s summer biggest football festivity season traditional curtain raiser, the Super Cup final, after the holy month of Ramadan.

Late Demba FC thrashed Gamcel 3-0 in the final, with goals from Gunjur United’s combative midfielder Bakary S. Touray (alias Steven Gerrard) and brace from Brikama United’s wonder-kid Muhammed Janneh to clinch their first-ever league title since making their debut in Gunjur Nawettan in 1999.

Farms Engineering FC beat Solifo Investment FC 1-0 in the replayed final, after a 1-all draw in the final.

Farms Engineering FC and Late Dembo have played each other in the quarterfinals, but Kartong defeated the Santos-based outfit 1-0 before beating Solifo Investment FC in the knockout final to claim the trophy in their debut season in Gunjur summer biggest football fiesta.