Banjul derby in GFF 2nd division today

Friday, January 06, 2017

Banjul United will rub shoulders with Lions of Banjul in the all- Banjul fixtures of the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation second division league today 6 January 2017, at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.

Banjul United, who were demoted to the second tier  last season after dismal performance in the top flight last, are with 5 points, and will stretch their muscles up to overcome Lions of Banjul to bounce back in the second tier after losing to Bakau United 2-1 in their last outing before Christmas and New Year’s break.

Lions of Banjul are joint second with Fortune FC in the second tier with 12 points each in five league matches. They will be eyeing to win Banjul United to maintain pressures on league leaders Red Hawks, who have secured 13 points in six league fixtures.

Serrekunda East Bi will face Wallidan at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium. The Serrekunda based outfit are not far from the danger with 5 points in six league matches, and will compete to beat Wallidan to improve their position in the league.

Wallidan are fourth place in the second tier with 10 points in six league games three points behind league leaders Red Hawks, two points behind second and third spots Lions of Banjul and Fortune FC with 12 points each in six league outings.

The blue boys need a win against Serrekunda East Bi to close the gap on league leaders Red Hawks and also fancy their hopes returning to the top flight next season.

Elsewhere, the newly-promoted side Fortune FC will battle it out with Bakau United at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium on the same day.

Fortune FC are joint second in the second tier with Lions of Banjul with 12 points each in six league games, and will be determined to beat Bakau United to keep pressure on league leaders Red Hawks.

Bakau United, on the other hand, are near relegation zone with 5 points in six league matches and will fight hard to defeat Fortune FC to improve their position in the second tier.

Author: Lamin Darboe