Jan 21, 2009, 5:45 AM
Africell have suffered yet another setback in the ongoing Gambia Football Association first division league championship after their 1-0 defeat to Wallidan in the week six fixtures at the Serrekunda West Mini-stadium on Sunday.
Wallidan opened the scoring through striker Daniel Nichola in the 18th minute of the game from a spectacular long range strike to give his side an early lead, before Ebrima Sowe levelled the score in the 32nd minute of the game following a brilliant header and to force a 1-1 draw going into the second period.
Upon resumption, Wallidan re-organised themselves and mounted pressure on Africell’s defence line and created several goal-scoring opportunities and their struggle was finally rewarded with an equalizer through Ousman Sillah, who scored in the 72nd minute to help the blue boys complete a narrow 2-1 scoring advantage.
At the Serrekunda East Mini-stadium, Armed Forces thrashed telecommunications giants Gamtel 3-1 the same day.
Elsewhere, Steve Biko poor run of form continues in the 2010-11 GFA division one league championship as they suffered another disappointing and embarrassing 1-0 defeat to archrivals Real De Banjul at the Banjul KG5 Mini-stadium.
The defeat has seen the Bakau giant killers rooted at the bottom of the League table with only 3 points in their last six games while victors Wallidan have moved 2nd position on the league table with 13 points in six games.
Africell sits 2nd position on the league standings with only 3 points in six games while Armed Forces are 3rd position on the league table with 12 points in six games.
Gamtel occupies 9th place on the league standings with 6 points in sixth outings.
Real De Banjul move within sixth place on the League table with 8 points in six games.