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Saikou Janneh’s brace ends Torquay winless run

Dec 20, 2019, 2:09 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Gambian international forward, Saikou Janneh has scored a brace (two goals) during his English fifth division league side, Torquay United’s 5-1 home win against Aldershot Town in the Buildbase FA Trophy played at the Plainmoor Ground on Saturday.

The 19-year-old striker scored his brace in the early 7th and 82nd minutes of the game to help his side book their place in the second round of the FA Trophy, ending their winless run after conceding defeat in their six consecutive games.

Jamie Reid also scored a brace in the 24th and 68th minutes, while Ruairi Keating also added his name on the scoresheet with a fine strike in the 73rd minute of the game.

Mohammed Bettamer scored the only consolation goal for Aldershot Town in the 60th minute.

Janneh, who is on loan from Bristol City, have now ended his goal drought after playing six games without a goal in the English National League (Fifth Division).

Torquay United have received a second successive home draw in the Buildbase FA Trophy as they will play National League rivals FC Halifax Town in the Second Round at Plainmoor on Saturday 11 January, 2020. They are 11th position in the 22-team English National League table with 34 points. 

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