Muhammed Yahya Jammeh super tournament lined up
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
The maiden edition of the Muhammed Yahya Jammeh sponsored Super Nawettan competition, (formerly the super nawettan), is scheduled to kick-start on Saturday, December 6th, 2008, at a venue to be disclosed later.
This was revealed to Observer Sport on Sunday, by the president of the Gambia Football Association (GFA), Seedy MB Kinteh, at the end of a grand draw of the eight zonal teams, held at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
The grand opening of the tournament which is widely seen as a possible avenue for scouting new talents in soccer will feature the 2007 champions, Bakau FC and their 2007 runners-up, Banjul FC.
The GFA boss expressed gratitude to President Jammeh "for sponsoring the eight-team zonal tournament, noting that this further demonstrates the president's "unshakable commitment and love for the game of football."
He went on to say that this also serves as an illustration of the Gambian leader's resolve to develop Gambian football. He stressed that the numerous supports coming from the president can hardly be exhausted if "we were to count them.
The tournament is divided into two groups of A & B, as follows:
Bakau (2007 Winner)
Banjul (2007 Winner)
Author: by Hatab Fadera