Gunjur Utd pound Brufut Utd to keep top flight promotion aspirations alive

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Gunjur United have defeated Brufut United 2-0 in the all-West Coast Region derby clash played at the Box Bar Mini Stadium in Brikama on Friday to maintain their top flight promotion aspirations alive.

The Gunjur-based football club was two places above safety in the second tier with 9 points prior to their encounter with Brufut United, who are among the teams fighting for promotion to the first division next season with 17 points. Gunjur United dominated Brufut in the game and created some goal scoring opportunities.

Striker Karim Chorr, alias Benzema gave Gunjur United the lead in the first half from a penalty spot after Brufut United’s player handled the ball inside the area to fire home the opener.

Midfielder Dodou Sambou, alias Master netted the second goal for Gunjur United after the interval, which eventually proved to be the winner for the Gunjur-based football club.

Brufut United responded quickly for an equaliser but couldn’t break through Gunjur United’s formidable defence line thus the game ended 2-0 in favour of Gunjur United.

Gunjur has now secured 12 points in eleven league matches and Brufut United with 17 points in eleven league matches.

Young Africans beat Red Hawks 1-0 in the all-Banjul derby game at the Independence Stadium in Bakau and Wallidan defeated Latrikunda United on the same score line at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

Kexx United drew 1-1 with Serrekunda United at the Box Bar Mini Stadium while Lions of Banjul drew goalless with Waa Banjul in the all-Banjul derby fixtures at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

BK Milan thrashed Immigration 3-0 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. BK Milan and Wallidan are now with 20 points each after eleven league matches while Kexx United snatched 19 points in eleven league matches.

 Samger has 17 points in eleven league matches and Young Africans with 14 points in eleven league matches. Serrekunda East Bi has 12 points after eleven league matches and Lartrikunda United with 11 points in eleven league matches.

Waa Banjul and Immigration are with 10 points each after eleven league matches and Lions of Banjul has 8 points in eleven league matches.

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: Gunjur United