Brikama Utd, GPA hope to keep domestic league title aspirations alive

Friday, January 06, 2017

Brikama United and current league champions Gambia Ports Authority are hoping to maintain their 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league title winning aspirations alive when league matches resume this weekend following the observation of Christmas and New Year’s break.

Brikama United will play away to the current league champions Gambia Ports Authority in the week-seven fixtures tomorrow, Saturday 7 January 2017, at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.

The Sateyba boys and ferry boys are both with 8 points in five league games four points behind league leaders Real De Banjul with 12 points in five league outings.

Gambia Ports Authority and Brikama United will stretch their muscles up to beat each other to maintain and keep their league title winning ambitions alive and hope league leaders Real De Banjul slip to Samger on Sunday at the Banjul KG Mini Stadium.

Real De Banjul are currently leading the top flight with 12 points in five league matches after winning four and losing one in their five previous league fixtures.

The City boys will attempt to whip Samger to rejuvenate their lead in the summit; Samger are one place above relegation zone with 5 points in five league fixtures, and will be anxious to overcome Real De Banjul to snatch conformable position in the top flight.

Bombada will host the newly-promoted side Tallinding United at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium. Bombada and Tallinding United are both languishing in the relegation zone in the top flight, and will be nervous to defeat each other to move away from the danger zone.

Bombada are bottom place in the top flight with zero point in five league fixtures after losing their five opening league matches and Tallinding United are second place from bottom with 4 points in five league fixtures.

Elsewhere, whipping boys Serrekunda United will meet Hawks at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium; the Serrekunda-based outfit are two places above relegation zone and need a win against Hawks, who are third place in the league to secure good position in the standings.

Serrekunda United are with 5 points in five league fixtures and Hawks are third spot with 10 points in five league matches two points behind league leaders Real De Banjul and one point behind second place Gambia Armed Forces with 11 points in five league outing, who beat them 1-0 in their second league fixtures at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

On Sunday 8 January 2017, Marimoo will welcome Bakau giant killers Steve Biko at the Father Gough Sports Complex in Manjai Kunda. 

Marimoo and Steve Biko are both mid-table in the top flight and will be steering to defeat each other to improve their positions in the league.

Marimoo are with 7 points in five league matches and Steve Biko with 6 points in five league outings.

Elsewhere, Gambia Armed Forces will play against Gamtel at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium. The soldiers are second spot in the top flight with 11 points in five league matches one point behind table topper Real De Banjul with 12 points in five league fixtures.

Gamtel are four places above safety with 5 points in five league matches. They will be eyeing for a win against Gambia Armed Forces to keep their league title aspirations alive after poor start to the league campaign.

Author: Lamin Darboe