GPA to rub shoulders with Sewe Sport in CAF Champions league tomorrow

Friday, February 10, 2017

The 2015-2016 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league champions Gambia Ports Authority are set to clash with Sewe Sport of Ivory Coast in the first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions league preliminaries on Sunday 12 February 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 4pm.

Gambia Ports Authority are sitting fourth-place in The Gambia’s top flight league with 13 points in nine league matches seven points behind current league leaders Gambia Armed Forces, who have bagged 20 points in nine league matches.

The Gambian champions under the guidance of coach Alagie Sarr, will be steering for a positive result against Sewe Sport in the first leg in Banjul come Sunday to increase their chances of reaching the second round prior to the return leg in Abidjan in a fortnight’s time after the first leg in Banjul.

Sewe Sports are currentlyleading Ivorian premier league with 19 points in nine league matches one point ahead of second-spot ASEC Mimosa with 18 points in nine league matches and five points ahead of third- and fourth-place Afad and Moossou with 14 points each in nine league matches.

The Ivorian side, on the other hand, will also contend for a good result against Gambia Ports Authority in the first leg in Banjul come Sunday and finish the work in the return leg in Abidjan a fortnight’s time after the first leg in Banjul.

Author: Lamin Darboe