Steve Biko wipe out Team Rihno to sip debut win in 2nd Tier

Monday, December 24, 2018

Steve Biko Friday defeated Team Rihno 1-0 in the week-five fixture played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau to seal their debut victory in the 2018-2019 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) second division league.

The Bakau giant killers went three matches without a win in the country’s second tier following their goalless draw with Gunjur United and Brufut United before losing to Waa Banjul 2-1.

They needed a win against Team Rihno, who are also struggling in the second division league, to increase their hopes of returning to the top flight next season after their slow start to the new league season.

The Bakau giant killers carried the maximum points after notching one goal in the match to seal their debut victory in the second tier.

Sporting Real maintained their superb run-of form in the second tier following their 3-2 win over Waa Banjul in the-all Banjul derby clash played at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.

Kiang West drew 2-2 with Second Infantry Battalion at the Jarra-Soma Mini Stadium while Young Africans defeated Jambanjelly United 2-1 at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.

Serrekunda East Bi drew 1-1 with Bombada at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium while Immigration also drew 1-1 with Latrikunda United at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

Brufut United drew goalless with Red Hawks at the Brikama Box Mini Stadium.

Author: Lamin Darboe