The defending league champions, Sankum FC and Manga 11 on Wednesday made it through to the next round of the Serrekunda West Nawettan following their respective post-match penalty shoot-out wins over West Coast FC and Unicoms FC.
The Bijilo-based Sankum FC defeated West Coast FC 4-2 on penalties following a goalless draw in regulation time.
Sankum FC who had already made it through to the next stage of the league tournament will be competing in both the league and knockout competitions, while West Coast FC are already eliminated from the knockout and are already in doubt to make it through to the next round of the league after having one point from two matches.
In the later encounter played on Wednesday, Manga 11 also progressed in the next round of the knockout tournament after beating Unicoms FC 4-2 on post-match penalty shoot-outs following a goalless stalemate in regulation time.
Manga 11 FC are on two points after two consecutive draws in their two opening games in the league; Unicoms FC have similar point tally from as many Group C games.
By Fatou Trawally