Real @ 50: Hosts Booted Out of Tournament

Real @ 50: Hosts Booted Out of Tournament

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Hosts Real de Banjul was knocked out of their international football competition following a post-match penalty shootout defeat to the Serekunda East Zonal team on Wednesday.

Following a goalless stalemate at the end of regulation time, Serekunda East prevailed 4-3 in a post-match shootout at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. Serekunda East is now through to the semifinals where they will Sukuta today for a place in the finals.

Speaking in a post-match interview with Observer Sports, Saikou Manjang one of the assistant coaches of Real de Banjul expressed dissatisfaction with the result. The team, he told this medium was well prepared for the game.

Lamin Jammeh the coach of Serekunda East lauded his players for playing as instructed. He admitted that Real is a good side.

by Jainaba D Jatta