Gamtel/Gamcel clinch PURA stakeholders’ tourney trophy

Jul 10, 2024, 10:56 AM | Article By: Lamin Gibba

Gamtel/Gamcel on Friday 5th July 2024 clinched the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) stakeholder’s football tournament trophy after defeating Africell 2-1 in a well-attended final played at the Box Mini Stadium in Brikama.

Gamtel/Gamcel took the lead through Banding Jawneh in the 8th minute of the match.

Banding Jawneh could have extended Gamtel-Gamcel’s lead in the 22nd minute of the match but his magnificent strike was punched away by goalkeeper Ebrima Jatta.

Africeell came close to levelling matters through Sarjo Ceesay in the 40th minute of the match but his header went away.

Sainey Sambou extended Gamtel/Gamcel’s advantage in the 66th minute of the match from a delightful finish.

Patrick Bajohn’s stoppage time goal only proved to be a consolation goal for Africell thus the match ended 2-1 in favour of Gamtel-Gamcel.

Gamtel/Gamcel received a giant trophy, gold medals and a cash prize of D30,000 as champions while Africell went home with a mini trophy, silver medals and D20, 000 as runners-up.

Banding Jawneh of Gamtel/Gamcel was awarded as the leading goal scorer of the tournament after scoring four goals.

Tijan Dumbuya of Gamtel/Gamcel was awarded as the best goalkeeper of the tournament after conceding only one goal during the tournament.

Jawneh and Dumbuya received D5000 each.