By: Mandu Sanneh
According to information received yesterday, The Banjul Sports Committee has announced that teams can register up to five more players from now on to the Wednesday 19 October, 2011.
According to the secretary of the zone Ebou Faye, teams can either complete their registration list if they are not exhausted or withdraw player(s) from the list or register new player (s) who has not played for another team in Banjul or other zones. Moreover, the fee for registration is 25 Dalasis for each player.
In addition, Faye said; if any registered player(s) during the first round has not played any match that player(s) can automatically transfer to another team.
“Players with one or two yellow cards will have an official pardon, their cards will be wiped out but those with three yellow cards must serve a one-match suspension and also those with red cards,” said Faye.
The secretary of the Banjul Sports Committee also said that the relegated teams in the 2011 Nawettan competition, has been decided, “after ten years of been in BSC Nawettan proper both Warriors FC and Dortmund FC have hang their boots for playing in the 2011 Nawettan.”
He added that the late Kebba Demba FC also relegated following five years in the Nawettan proper together with Junction Bi boys FC who were promoted this year.
“I hope that Warriors FC, Dortmund FC and Late Kebba Demba FC can learn from Eliminate FC, Jameson FC, Plumbi United FC and Macdonald United FC to get their act together to bounce back and rejoin the Banjul football family in 2012.”
He added that the knockout stages have now reached matches and there will be prospect for penalty kicks. All teams are informing again that they should report for matches on time to avoid delay.
“Final balloting of the quarterfinals of the Sky High group knockout finals will be on Saturday, 19 October 2011 at 5.00pm. All teams’ representative concern should attend.” He said.