Bakoteh-based team Ballack FC last Friday were crowned champions of the Manjai league tournament following a 1-0 win over Starlight FC at the Father Gough Sports Complex in Manjai Kunda. Babucarr Thomos’ 54th minute strike decided the outcome of the game.
As winners, Ballack FC went home with a giant trophy and a cash prize of 50,000, while runners-up Starlight FC pocketed home a consolation prize of 35,000.
Speaking in an interview with Observer Sports shortly after the final, the head coach of Ballack FC, Sambujang Kassama expressed gratitude for winning the league trophy.
For his part, Sheriff Sawaneh, the head coach of the Starlight FC was quite disappointed with the defeat.
By Hadang Daffeh