May 18, 2021, 2:02 PM
The Gambia women national team; the Queens Scorpion will face Sierra Leone women national team in the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifiers (AWCON).
The final was graced by Saikou Sanyang, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, several high profile dignitaries and football fans.
Both sides started the game in good shape by threatening and crafted several goal scoring opportunities but could not fine the back of the each other’s net thus the game ended goalless.
This eventually pushed the game into post-match penalty shootout which ended 4-2 in favor of Young Boys.
As champion, Young Boys went home with a giant trophy and a cash price of D15, 000 while runners-up Better Tomorrow received D10, 000.
The leading goal scorer of the tournament went to Kabiro Sonko of Elphant FC who received D500, while the best player award went to Wally Sanyang of Better Tomorrow who also received D500.
Peter Reckhan of Young Boys won the best goalkeeper award and was rewarded with a cash amount of D500 while the most disciplined team award went to Elephant FC. They received D500.
Abdou Rahman Bah widely called Abou Lay, chairman, Abuko Youths and Sports Development Committee, said the aim of the tournament was geared towards bringing youth of Abuko and its satellite villages together.
Gunjur on Sunday finished top-spot in Group B of the 2023 Gach Global Mining Company sponsored Kombo Coastal village football tournament following their 1-1 draw against Sanyang in their final group match played at the Sanyang Football Field.
Falcons FC on Sunday maintained their winning string in the on-going Gunjur nawetan after defeating Oxford FC 1-0 in their tricky Group A encounter played at the Gunjur Upper and Senior Secondary School Football Field.
The Gambia Senior National Team Coach, Tom Saintfeit has expressed satisfaction with his team's preparation ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers resumption due in November.