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Thursday, January 21, 2021

UTG Inter-Schools Championship ends

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In the final Thursday, BPA beat the Department of Physical and Natural Sciences 3-2 in post-match penalty shootouts after a 1-1 draw in regular time. Amadou Jallow pushed the game to a breathtaking start with an early goal for Natural Sciences faculty in the 4th minute but John Correa’s glancing header in the 24th minute levelled matters for the BPA. Both sides created multiple chances from then on but good goal keeping acts by Sarjo Dukureh and Malick Joof for their respective teams dragged the stalemate beyond regulation time. In the ensuing penalties, BPA’s shooters won the day  3-2. 

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UTG sports minister  Saikou T Ceesay who watched the match said: “It was long road, a tough one for that matter, but thanks to the support and hard work of all teams and players  it has become a success.” He congratulated both finalists noting that just making it to the final alone is a good achievement. Dr Gomez, the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences thanked the sports ministry of the university for a good job and congratulated both teams for coming this far.

 

By Momodou Gajaga 

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