GFF division one league set to commence this weekend

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The 2015-2016 Eco-Partners sponsored Gambia Football division one league season is set to begin this weekend with electrifying and exhilarating fixtures across three venues: Serrekunda East, Brikama and Banjul.

As part of week one fixtures, on Saturday 28 November 2015, Banjul United will host FA cup champions Wallidan, in an all-Banjul derby clash at the Banjul KG5 mini stadium.

Banjul United finished mid-table last season, and will be vying for a win against Wallidan to increase their hopes of clinching their first-ever league title.

Wallidan also finished mid-table last season, and will be hoping to recover against Banjul United after losing to Gamtel in the super cup finals at the weekend.

Bombada will welcome Steve Biko at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium.The Sateyba-based outfit finished 5th place last season and will be targeting victory against the giant killers to snatch the vital three points.

The giant killers will be searching for a win against the Sateyba-based outfit to boost their chances of staying in the top flight next season and avoid relegation to the second tier.

The giants regained promotion to the premier tier after finishing second place behind second division league champions Samger last season.

Elsewhere, Gambia Armed Forces will play against Samger at the Serrekunda East mini stadium on the same day.The soldiers, who finished mid-table last season, will be struggling for a positive result against the Academy boys to keep their hopes of clinching the league title since 2008-2009.

The academy boys will be considering a win against the soldiers to improve their chances of staying in the top flight next season and avoid relegation to the second tier.They regained promotion to the top flight after claiming the 2014-2015 second division league title.

On Sunday 29 November 2015, Brikama United will welcome Serrekunda United at the Brikama Box Bar mini stadium.The 2010-2011 league champions, Brikama United, will be hopeful for victory against Serrekunda United to fancy their chances of winning their second league title.

Serrekunda United who finished one place above relegation zone last season will be directing for a positive result against Brikama United, in order to increase their hopes of staying in the top flight for another season.

The current league and super cup champions, Gamtel, will rub-shoulders with Real De Banjul at the Serrekunda East mins.

Gamtel who won the 2014-2015 league and super cup title will be fighting for victory against Real De Banjul in order to fancy their hopes of retaining their league crown.

Real De Banjul will be hoping for a win against Gamtel in order to stand a better chance of snatching the league title from the telecommunications giants.The Banjul boys finished as runners-up behind Gamtel last season.

Elsewhere, Gambia Ports Authority will clash with Hawks at the Banjul KG5 mini stadium on the same day.

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: Banjul United will be looking for a win against Wallidan