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Armed Forces Back on Top

Mar 20, 2009, 7:35 AM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

The week eight fixtures of the ongoing GFA Division One league championship coontinue to produce some wonderful games  and revealtions.

Armed Forces are back on top of the league with 16 points following a 2-0 victory over newly promoted Brikama United last evening, at the Manjai football field.

Star player Landing Darboe alias  Del Piero put Armed Forces ahead in the 39th minute of the titanic encounter from a penalty spot when midfielder Baboucarr Badjan was brought down by Brikama defender inside the penalty box.

Brikama who are yet to snatch a victory away from home occasionally went close to levelling the score but all their brilliantattacking options was not good enough to earn them a happy moment.

Ebou Cole, Modou Sarr and substitude Lamin Gibba all failed to capitalised on the numerous scoring opportunities they created

Despite putting his side in front in the 39th minute, Armed Forces play maker Delpiero twice went close to delivering his side's advantage but was denied by poor finishing.

The Brikama boys made four changes to atleast put more  pressure on the leader but their hope of any victory was dashed when substitute Sunny Iyeleh stunned them with a close range effort in the 84th minute following a poor clearance fromdefender Omar Sarr.

Bakau United drew goaless with Tallinding at the Serrekunda East Mini-Stadium.


Week Nine GFA Division One Fixtures

Sat       21/03/09                       Sea View Vs Hawks - S/K East

Sat       21/03/09                        Wallidan Vs Africell/S/Matty - Brikama

Sat       21/03/09                        Steve Biko Vs A/Forces -Manjai
22/03/09                        T/United Vs Samger - S/K East

Sun      22/03/09                        Gamtel Vs Bakau United - Manjai

Sun      22/03/09                        Brikama United Vs Real - Brikama