#Article (Archive)

Updates on nawettan centres

Aug 7, 2010, 9:11 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe, Cherno Bobb, Alfred E Sowe & Lamin Drammeh

(Thursday, 5th August 2010 issue)
Black Pool FC on Tuesday emerged winners of the 2010 Brikama super cup title after beating Sky Power FC 1-0 in a mouth-watering clash at the Brikama Mini-stadium; the super cup marks the curtain-raiser of the 2010-2011 Brikama Nawettan.

Black pool FC striker Ebou Cole in the 68th minute of the game netted their lone from a brilliant header.

As the champions, Black Pool FC walked away with a trophy and a cash prize of D3, 000, whilst Sky Power FC received D2, 000 as runners-up.

Today Thursday 5th August 2010, Chimo United will face Amasa FC.

On Friday 6th August, Africell FC will meet Berewuleng FC, while Saturday's game will be played between Santos-Su and D. Football Club of Busumbala FC.

Manduar FC will clash with Yarambamba FC on Sunday, 8th August.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday 3rd August 2010, World 11 FC walloped J& P FC 5-1 in the opening game of the 2010-11 Gunjur Nawettan.

In Serrekunda West, Kanifing Estate FC on Tuesday defeated J-U-15 by a goal to nil at the Serrekunda West Mini-stadium.

Faburama Bojang scored the only goal of the game for Kanifing Estate FC in the dying minutes of the game to give his side their first victory in two games.

Speaking to Pa Mustapha Manjang, the Head Coach of Kanifing Estate FC shortly after the game, he expressed delight at the victory, adding that the win will motivate his players in his next games.

He also expressed confidence that his team would qualify from the group stages of the championship looking at the quality of players he has in the team.

After weeks of some thrilling and scintillating moments of qualifying round matches in Bakau Zone, the highly-anticipated games has reached a play-off spot, featuring four new teams who progressed to the last stage of the qualifying round at the Bakau United Mini-stadium against four other teams that relegated from last year's Nawettan.

The teams that made it to the play-off include Rakel FC, Sanchaba FC, Oslo United and in-form Zuwa FC.

They eliminated BLC, Gun FC, Birmingham FC and Backa Yard to set the date for the last stage of the qualifying campaign (play-0ff), which is already in session at the dilapidated Bakau Mini-stadium since Tuesday.

The qualified teams that progressed to the play-off will face an uphill task of booking a place in the Nawettan proper, as they are expected to rub shoulders with the four relegated teams, such as Magadan, Smiling Coast, Bremen Border, and Vietnam Border.

Magadan will open their qualifying campaign with a decisive game against the Bakau New Town outfit Zuwa FC, who collected five points to progress to the play-off position on Wednesday, while Smiling Coast meets Oslo United in the second game of the campaign.

Bremen Border will entertain Sanchaba on Friday before paving the way for the tie between Rakel FC and Vietnam Border whose Tuesday's game was called-off, due to the absence of the match officials.

The committee as Pointsport gathered has set a new date for that tie at the dilapidated Bakau Mini-stadium, which is being shifted to Sunday.

L E Jammeh are still struggling in the Banjul Nawetaan Championship after their goalless draw with Killer Ghetto's FC, at the Gambia Senior Secondary School field in the 4:30p.m encounter.

L E Jammeh is in need of all the maximum points to avoid relegation, opened the game by putting a lot of pressure on their opponents - half and nearly opened the scoring in the 18 minute of play when versatile winger Omar Jarju, alias Chumpy missed a golden opportunity to hit the back of the net and give his side the lead.

E Jammeh is facing the prospects of relegation with only two points in three games, while Killer Ghetto's FC is ahead with five points.