Aug 11, 2014, 10:47 AM
Farato United on 8 March 2011 came from a goal down to secure a 1-1 draw with Star Light FC of
The first chance of the game fell to Farato United when Simon Mendy had a chance to put his side ahead but he was let down by his finishing strategy with only 20 minutes on the clock.
Seven minutes later, Star Light found themselves 1-nil up courtesy of a Lamin Joof strike when he headed home from a close range finish.
Farato United’s Musa Sarjo could have levelled the score in the 67th minute but missed another great opportunity to put his name on the score-sheet.
And Farato United’s struggle was finally rewarded with an equalizer thanks to Sutay Sowe’s clinical finish in the latter part of the second period.
In a separate development, Toubakolong Nooran Football Tournament organised by Toubakolong Youth and Sports Committee, is billed for Saturday, 26 March 2011 at the Toubakolong football field.
The final of the 10-team tournament sponsored by Ousman Sowe, will feature Naimbelly United and Toubakolong United in what is expected to be a mouth-watering showdown between the two most impressive teams in the tournament.
Naimbelly United made it to the final after beating Bakarrr FC by a goal to nil in their semi-final encounter played at the Toubakolong playground on Friday, 4 March 2011.
Landing Gomez (alias Lefo) scored the only goal of the game for Naimbelly outfit, which saw his side earn a place in the final.
In the other semifinal tie played on 5 March 2011 at the Toubakolong football field, the home team in Toubakolong advanced to the final at the expense of Pakau Saloum, who they defeated 4-2 on a post-match penalty shootout after the regulation period failed to produce a winner in a pulsating goalless draw.
The participating teams in the Nooran tournament are Toubakolong United, Naimbelly United, Ron Mango FC (all from