GFF Domestic league season set for New Year break

Thursday, December 28, 2017

The 2017-2018 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one and two leagues are set for New Year’s break, after the completion of week-six fixtures over the weekend.

Real De Banjul is currently topping the country’s top flight league standings with 11 points in six league matches prior to the calendar year break.

The city boys will use the New Year’s break to strengthen their weaknesses in order to increase their chances of winning their remaining games in the first round to keep their league hopes alive.

Gamtel and Fortune FC are second and third spots respectively with 8 points each.

The telecommunication giants and the Farato-based football club will both prepare well during the break in order to win their remaining matches in the first round to mount pressure on league leaders Real De Banjul

Gambia Ports Authority and Banjul United are fourth and fifth respectively in the league with 7 points apiece.

The Banjul duo will be preparing to boost their squad in the break to increase their chances of winning their remaining fixtures in the first round in order to close gap on league leaders Real De Banjul.

Bombada, Steve Biko and Hawks have been struggling in the top flight so far this season and the trio is also winless since the commencement of the league season last month.

The trio will be hoping to use the break to improve their current form in the top league in order to win their remaining matches in the first round and move away from the danger zone.

Meanwhile, Brufut United are currently leading the second division league with 15 points, after seven league matches and will hope to continue in the same form after the New Year to boost their chances of gaining promotion to the top flight next season.

BK Milan are second place with 14 points in seven league matches, one point behind league leaders Brufut United, who have bagged 15 points in seven league matches.

The Bakau-based football club will eye to maintain their current form in the league, after the New Year break in order to overtake Brufut United who occupy the top.

Wallidan and Kexx United are third and fourth places respectively with 12 points each, after seven league matches.

Lions of Banjul are currently languishing bottom-place in the second tier with 3 points, after seven league matches, and will use the New Year’s break to improve on their weaknesses in order to win their remaining matches in the first round to move away from the relegation zone.

Author: Lamin Darboe