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WCRFA set to stage U-13 & U-17championships for Academies

Aug 18, 2016, 9:59 AM

As part of efforts of the West Coast Region Football Association (WCRFA) executive to stage more championships for academy players within the region, the association is set to stage another tournament this summer for U-13 & U-17.

According to the association, the tournament will be decentralised into three zones to ease the cost of transportation for academies all traveling to Brikama. 

The Zones are as follows:

Zone A matches, which will be played at the FIFA Goal Project in Yundum, is comprised of academies in: Lamin, Banjulinding, Sukuta, Yundum, Tanji and Tujereng.

Zone B match, which will be played at the Brikama box bar mini stadium, comprises academies in Busumbala, Brikama, Bakary-Sambou-ya, Kiti, Jambanjelly and Gunjur.

Zone C comprises academies in Mandinaba, Giborro and Tubakuta.

The association added that Group C games will be playing on a triangular home and away basis and a determined number will proceed to the quarterfinal in Brikama and the Goal Project.

The association also declared deadline for registration and balloting as of today Wednesday 17 August 2016 by 10:30am at the West Coast Regional Football House in Brikama.

The association announced that it will hold its first congress on Friday 19 August 2016 at the Governor’s office in Brikama at 10:00am.

In conclusion, they thanked all partners for the support during their first year in office, notably the GFF, the West Coast Regional Football Association, the Brikama Sports Committee, the Brikama Red Cross link, all media houses both print and electronic as well as the Wakilo innovations (Graphic designing and printing).