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Tigers Crowned Champions in Serekunda West

Aug 11, 2008, 8:35 AM | Article By: By Pa Modou Faal

Tigers FC, last year's knockout champions in the Serekunda West Nawettan, were on Friday crowned champions of the Serekunda West.

During the opening of the final Tigers defeated their opponents Kanifing United 2-0.

The game was a well-contested one and Kanifing United made every effort to change the score sheets but the well composed and coordinated Kotu side did not allow them to penetrate their defence.

During the second half, the highly motivated Tiger boys frustrated the hopes of Kanifing United by scoring the winning goal. The good performance of the players coupled with the supportreceived from their fans contributed to the victory.

At the end of the final, Tigers received a trophy and a cheque for D7, 000 that was presented by the Deputy Permanent Secretary for Youth and Sports, Abdoulie Kah.

The president of the Gambia Football Association Mr. Seedy MB Kinteh presented the cheque for D4, 000 to the runners up, Kanifing United.

Meanwhile, the Serekunda West nawettan will kick off today 11th August 2008.

In another development, last Saturday, the Tujereng Nawetan, which is sponsored by Eco- Bank, has officially kicked off. The opening game between Jungle Tigers and Super- Eagles ended goal-less draw.

In today's game Manchester will meet Nema