Guiguie advance, Sansiro out in Manjai knockout

In Manjai, it is all over for Sanchaba-based Sansiro in the knockout competition, becoming the latest team to be shown the exit door following a 5-4 post-match penalty shoot-out loss to Guiguie. This intriguing game was played on Monday at the Father Gough Sports Complex in Manjai Kunda.

Reporting from the Manjai nawettan, Saffiatou Colley said either side could have won the game at regulation time, but were wasteful before goal mouth, much to the disappointment of the fans.

In another game played at the same ground, Fillan defeated FC Dahaba 5-3 in another post-match penalty shoot-out decider to advance to the next stage of the knockout race. The game ended in a goalless stalemate at regulation time.

At the time of going to press, Cosmos were taking on Strikers in the 3pm game, while Bayern Central were to lock horns with D’dolphin at 5pm in the final games of the first round of the knock-out.

Meanwhile, the league will start today (Wednesday) with Old Hands taking on AZ at the Father Gough Sports Complex.