Mbemba Colley’s victor fires GPA to four points clear in GFF 1st Division

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Mbemba Colley’s spectacular winner has inspired Gambia Ports Authority to four points clear in the 2015-2016 First-Eco Partner sponsored Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league standings.

The ferry boys came from one-nil down to beat Banjul United 2-1 in the all-Banjul derby clash played at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium on Saturday.

Midfielder Alagie Ousman Fatajo and winger Mbemba Colley were on target for the ferry boys in each other’s half to grab the vital three points to revive their lead in the summit.

The victory has earned Gambia Ports Authority a good spot in the league standings with 15 points in seven league matches four ahead of Samger, Brikama United, Steve Biko and Wallidan, who have all snatched 11 points each in seven league matches.

Samger drew goalless with Wallidan, at the Father Gough Sports Complex in ManjaiKunda on Sunday.

Brikama United beat Gambia Armed Forces 1-0 at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium, while Real De Banjul beat bottom-place Serrekunda United on the same score-line at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium to bounce back in contention for the league title after losing to Bakau giant killers Steve Biko in their previous fixtures.

Debutant Pa Modou Shona scored the only goal for Real De Banjul in the 88th minute of the game.

Bakau giant killers Steve Biko defeated Hawks 1-0 at the Father Gough Sports Complex in Manjai Kunda; while Gamtel drew 2-2 with relegation threatened Bombada at the Serrekunda Mini Stadium on the same day.

Gambia Ports Authority are leading the league table with 15 points in seven league matches.

Samger, Brikama United, Steve Biko and Wallidan are 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place in the league standings with 11 points each in seven league matches.

Reigning league champions Gamtel, Real and Gambia Armed Forces are 6th, 7th and 8th place in the league with 9 points in seven league matches.

Banjul United are 9th place in the league standings with 6 points in seven league matches, while Hawks are 10th place in the league table with 5 points in seven league matches.

Bombada are second place from bottom in the league standings with 5 points in seven league fixtures, while Serrekunda United are languishing at the bottom in the league table with only 3 points in seven league matches.

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: League leaders Gambia Ports Authority