Actions to restart in domestic division league after Christmas, New Year’s break

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Actions are set to resume in the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one and division two leagues in the mid-week and weekends after the observation of Christmas and New Year’s break.

Real De Banjul are currently topping the country’s league with 12 points in five league matches and are hoping to maintain their stunning performance  and revive their lead when league matches resume on 7 January 2017.

Gambia Armed Forces, who were leading the league for the past weeks prior to their goalless draw against Brikama United, will strive to mount pressure on league leaders Real De Banjul with 11 points in five league matches  and one point ahead of third place Hawks with 10 points in five league matches.

Current league champions Gambia Ports Authority and Brikama United are fourth and fifth places with 8 points in five league matches, and will brawl to win their matches to load pressure on league leaders Real De Banjul.

Marimoo are sixth place after winning their two opening league matches against Tallinding United and Bombada before their two previous fixtures against Gambia Armed Forces and Real De Banjul and drawing goalless with current league champions Gambia Ports Authority.

The Manjai-based outfit are aiming to continue to win their games to increase their hopes of staying in the top flight for another season and avoid relegation to the second division.

Steve Biko are seventh place with 6 points in five league matches and will vie to bounce back after losing to Real De Banjul 2-0 before Christmas and New Year’s break to their chances surviving in the top flight next season.

Gamtel and Serrekunda United are eighth and ninth places with 5 points each in five league matches following their slow start to the league.

Samger are tenth place with 4 points in five league matches, and will hunt to win their games to improve their position in the league.

Tallinding United and Bombada are second place from bottom and bottom in the top flight, and both sides would fight to win their games to go away from the danger zone.

The Tallinding-based outfit are with 4 points in five league matches and the Brikama-based outfit are with zero points after losing their opening fixtures.

Meanwhile, Red Hawks are leading second tier after bagging 13 points in six league fixtures one point ahead of Lions of Banjul and Fortune FC, who have snatched 12 points in six league fixtures.

The young Red Devils are hoping to maintain their unbeaten run to increase their chances of gaining promotion to the top flight.

Source: Picture: Real De Banjul FC