Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Leeds stroll into quarter-finals of Elenore memorial tourney


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By Sulayman Bah

Leeds got the better of Boutique Yassin over the weekend in the ongoing Elenore Memorial championship.Leeds 2

Held at Serrekunda School, both sides settled on a goalless in regular time before Leeds swaggered past their adversaries on post-match penalties.

Ataliye Bi joined Leeds in the quarterfinal after beating Jeshwang 2-1.Boutique Yassin

 The tournament which was first being hosted in Kanifing and now shifted to Serrekunda is aimed at bringing youths together, according to Nicol Joof husband to the deceased. The championship featuring most over-30 player has attracted ten teams grouped into two categories. The tourney is expected to run till October with D3,000 for winner and D2,000 for the runners-up.

The tournament was formed in 1998 one year after Eleonores Anastasia Joof passed away. The kick-off was done by former national team player Zone King.



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