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Serrekunda West Knock-Out Final Re-scheduled

Nov 3, 2009, 3:27 PM | Article By: Cherno O. Bobb

The final of the 2009-10 Serrekunda West Knock-Out Championship Tournament is re-scheduled for Friday 6th November 2009, at the Serrekunda West Mini Stadium.

The final game was played last Sunday 1st November 2009, between Pencha Bi FC and Ajax FC which ended 1-1 all and then Serrekunda West Sport Organisation (SESDO) decided to re-schedule the final game.

The mouth-watering clash attracted large crowd from Serrekunda West and its surrounding areas.

Ajax FC opened the tally through striker Ebrima Drammeh in the 27th minute of the game from a penalty spot after Tamsir Jammeh was brought down inside Pencha Bi FC eighteen yard box by Ebrima Ceesay.

Pencha Bi FC fought hard and created numerous goal scoring opportunities, and as a result they got a penalty that was netted by Alieu Ceesay in the 36th minute of the game and the first ended 1-1.

As actions resumed in the second half, both sides put spectacular attacking football and created some dangerous assaults in each other?s goalmouth, but failed to capitalizs on their limited scoring opportunities. Pencha Bi FC were reduced to ten men in the 54th minute of the game when midfielder Alieu Ceesay was sent off after being shown a second bookable for diving inside Ajax FC eighteen yard box and the game ended 1-1. SEWSO has now re-scheduled its final for this Friday 6th November 2009.

Speaking to Pointsport shortly after the game, the Assistant Coach of Ajax FC, Francis Kumuna Mendy, revealed that he was not pleased with the score line, adding that Pencha Bi FC was not a problem to his team.

According to him, they would go back to the drawing board and prepare well for the re-scheduled final game on Friday 6th November 2009.

For his part, the trainer of Pencha Bi FC, Abdoulie Ann, expressed delight with the performance of his team in this year's Serrekunda West Nawettan Championship.

He revealed that they would prepare well for the re-scheduled final on Friday 6th November 2009.

 Speaking earlier, Amat Cham, the Public Relation Officer (PRO) of SEWSO, said "it is a rule that when a final game is played for the first time and ended in stalemate it has to be re-scheduled and when the second final also failed to produce a winner then they have to go for penalty shoot-out which will determine the winner."

He revealed that the finalists would each would receive D1000 as the preparation fees for the re-scheduled knock-out final game, to be played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.