Banjul United Bear 1st Defeat in GFF 1st division

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Newly-promoted side Banjul United have suffered their first defeat in the 2013-2014 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) Division one league following their 3-1 defeat to Bakau United in the week-six fixtures played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium on Sunday.

Banjul United, who were unbeaten in their previous five outings, were outplayed and outclassed by Bakau United and were able notch in three eye-catching goals to snatch a convincing win over the newly-promoted side.

Banjul United responded back quick for an equalizer and created few goal chances but managed to pull back one goal, which eventually proved to be a consolation goal for the city boys as they suffered their first defeat in the 2013-2014 GFF division league.

Armed Forces came from one nil down to draw 3-3 with Wallidan at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.

Samger defeated Gambia Ports Authority 1-0 at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on the same day; Assan Njie was target for the academy boys.

Meanwhile, Brikama United have salvaged their lead at the top of the league following their 2-1 win over security outfit Interior at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Hawks came from behind to draw 1-1 with Real De Banjul in the all-Banjul derby fixtures played at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium on the same day.

Brikama United are still leading the league with 13 points in six games.Hawks are 2nd position with 11 points in six games, Real De Banjul are 3rd with 9 points in five games with a game in hand and Bakau United and Interior are 4th and 5th positions respectively with 8 points each in six games.

Wallidan, Banjul United and Samger are 6th, 7th and 8th positions respectively with 7 points each in six games and Gamtel are 9th position with 6 points in four games with two games in hand.

Armed Forces are 10th position with 5 points in six games. Gambia Ports Authority are 2nd position from bottom with 3 points in six games, while reigning league champions Steve Biko are still languishing at the bottom of the league with only 2 points in four games with two games in hand.

Author: Lamin Darboe