Gbahamma football club (of King George Farm) on Wednesday won the Sembia’s gala trophy at the St Thomas playing field at Grey Bush after defeating their Ascension Town opponents by two goals to nil.
During the match, Ibrahim Tommy of Gbahamma accounted for both goals in both halves for his side to win the first Sembia’s gala.
After the first goal, Ascension Town went into the offensive looking for the equalizer that never materialized after missing possible chances but Gbahamma’s goalkeeper Ibrahim Bah was outstanding.
After several pressures Gbahamma came from the break to score the second goal to dash their opponents’ hopes.
The highest goal scorer in the gala was Ibrahim Tommy of Gbahamma with four goals and the best player went to Foday Sesay of Ascension Town. One of the iron ladies of the All People’s Congress (APC), Kanide Bangura, took the kick off and also distributed the trophy to the winners.
Before distributing the trophy, she said they needed to embrace themselves and try to bring peace in the communities.
Another strong APC member, Kemoh Fadika, said “this gala is an APC gala and we are happy to see people coming together,” and praised Ascension Town for their wonderful performance during the match though they lost.”
One of the organizers of the gala, Joseph Toby, said during the one week gala many young talents were discovered and that the gala brought many football fans together.
The presentation ceremony took place at the Thompsonian Illusion, Syke Street in Freetown, with the winner receiving Le250, 000, 00 and the runners up Le100, 000, 00 which was donated by Sembia Johnson