GAF anxious to wallop Real De Banjul to close gap

Friday, January 27, 2017

Gambia Armed Forces are nervous to beat current league leaders Real De Banjul to close gap on city boys in the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league.

The Soldiers will host City boys in the week-ten fixtures tomorrow, Saturday 28 January 2016, at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

Gambia Armed Forces are second in the top flight with 14 points in seven league matches four points behind Real De Banjul, who are leading the top flight with 18 points in seven league outing, and need to beat the city boys to close gap on them to just one point.

Real De Banjul are four ahead of Gambia Armed Forces in the top flight and are anxious to defeat the soldiers to rejuvenate their lead to seven points.

Hawks will play against Samger at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. Hawks are fifth in the league with 11 points in seven league matches and will be vying to beat Samger to bounce back after losing to current league leaders Real De Banjul in their previous fixtures.

Samger are mid-table with 8 points in seven league matches and need a win to improve their position in the league.

Elsewhere, the 2016 FF Cup champions Brikama United will welcome the newly-promoted side Tallinding United at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium on the same day.

Brikama United are mid-table with 9 points in seven league matches nine points behind league leaders Real De Banjul, and will hope to wallop Tallinding United to maintain their league title ambitions alive.

Tallinding United are sixth in the league with10 points in seven league matches, and will battle to beat Brikama United to increase their chances of staying in the top flight for another season and avoid relegation to the second tier.

On Sunday 29 January 2017, bottom-place Bombada will clash with struggling Bakau giant killers Steve Biko at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium.

Both sides will be fighting to beat each other to improve their position in the league after their recent slump in the top flight.

Struggling Gamtel will meet high-flying Marimoo at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

The telecommunication giants are struggling second place from bottom in the top flight with only 5 points in seven league matches. They will endeavour to trounce Marimo to move away from the danger zone.

Marimoo are third in the top flight with 13 points five points behind current league leaders Real De Banjul and one point behind second-spot Gambia Armed Forces. They will try to humble Gamtel to mount pressure on teams above them in the summit.

Elsewhere, current league leaders Gambia Ports Authority will take on Serrekunda United at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium on the same day.

Gambia Ports Authority are fourth in the top flight with 12 points in seven league matches, and will scuffle to beat Serrekunda United and hope current league leaders Real De Banjul slip to Gambia Armed Forces to close the gap.

Serrekunda United are two places above relegation zone in the top flight with 6 points in seven league matches.

They will be targeting to defeat Gambia Ports Authority to bounce back in the league after losing to bottom-place Bombada 3-2 in their previous fixtures. 

Author: Lamin Darboe