Friday, February 28, 2020

Eleonores Memorial tourney reaches finals


By Sulayman Bah

World Eleven are through to the finals of the Eleonores Memorial tournament after beating going past the semi-finals.Leeds 2

They face Leeds who swaggered over Attaleye Bi on post-match kicks after a thrilling affair in regulation time on Saturday.

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 over-30 players 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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