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Sanneh Mentereng contest kick-starts

Jul 19, 2016, 10:15 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Sanneh Mentereng Fitness Football tournament meant to raise funds for Brikama United’s participation in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday kick-started at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium.

The opening game featured the host Brikama and Gunjur United.

The Sateyba boys thrashed South boys 3-1 in a thrilling opening game to snatch their first win in the championship.

Brikama opened the scores through striker Alieu Danso in the 33rd minute of the game after missing several goal-scoring opportunities in the early part of the game.

Alieu Jammeh’s second and third goals after the interval earned Brikama a resounding win over their Gunjur counterparts. They also completed his brace to dash Gunjur United’s hopes of coming back to their feet.

The visitors’ responded back for an equalizer and managed to pull back one through midfielder Omar Touray, which eventually proved to be a consolation goal for Gunjur United.

Gunjur United need to beat Brufut in their final group game on Wednesday to sail to the semifinal after losing to Brikama in the opening game, but a will likely see them out of the competition.