Samger ends Serrekunda Utd unbeaten run in 2nd Division

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Samger have ended Serrekunda United’s two match unbeaten run in the 2017-2018 Gambia Football Federation second division league, after defeating the Serrekunda-based football club 2-1 in the week-three fixture played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

Samger had zero points, after losing both their opening league fixtures against Kexx United 1-0 and Red Hawks 3-0 prior to their week three fixture against Serrekunda United, who have won their two opening league matches 1-0 each against both Gunjur United and Latrikunda United before their clash with Samger.     

Samger bagged the maximum three points thanks to prolific striker Mamadi Ngum’s brace in the 14th and 65th minutes of the game respectively.

Karim Cham’s 71st minute strike only proved to be a consolation goal for Serrekunda United in the game.

Serrekunda United finished the game with ten men, after Buya Mboob was sent off for a rough challenge on a Samger player.

In other scores, Young Africans thumped Serekunda East Biko 2-0 at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium; Brufut United drew 1-1 with Immigration at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

Kexx United pounded BK Milan 2-0 at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium; Red Hawks drew goalless with Waa Banjul at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

Elsewhere, Wallidan beat Lions of Banjul 2-1 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, while Gunjur United defeated fellow promoted side Latrikunda United 1-0 at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

Kexx United and Young Africans are the leading the second tier with 7 points each in three league matches; Wallidan and Serrekunda United are third and fourth respectively with 6 points each in three league matches.

Brufut United are fifth with 5 points in three league fixtures; Red Hawks, Gunjur United and BK Milan are 6th, 7th and 8th places respectively with 4 points each in three league matches.

Latrikunda United and Samger are 9th and 10th places respectively with 3 points each in three league matches.

Immigration and Waa Banjul are In the 11th and 12th places respectively with 2 points each in three league matches.

Lions of Banjul and Serrekunda East Bi are occupying the last but one from bottom and bottom-place respectively in the second tier with 1 point each in three games, after losing their two opening league fixtures and drawing one. 

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: Samger