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Bakau Qualifiers Gains Momentum

Aug 4, 2009, 6:51 AM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Luniburg's spectacular start to the Bakau qualifiers continued with yet another convincing one nil win over second place, Milan FC, thanks to Ebrima Kujabi's decisive goal.

The Youngsters of Bakau New Town, who are making their first-ever appearance in Bakau qualifiers started the qualifying campaign with a narrow one-nil win over Newcomers Rakel FC, a fortnight ago and went further to collect a hard fought two-one win against Cape Point in what was described as a nail-biting and exciting encounter before proceeding to record an emphatic 4-1 thrashing over another new comers Serra's Design last Thursday.

Their latest narrow one-nil win over Milan FC saw them climbed on top of group A, with 12 points which also earned New Town side a place in the play-off.

Milan have also had a superb start to the 10 team qualifiers with victories against Rakel and Cape Point which took them to 6 points in three matches, with a game in hand against Serra's Design on Friday.

The side led a hard fought encounter against Luniburg, but went home with a narrow one-nil defeat despite the contribution of former Real De Banjul and the U-20 midfielder, Pa Landing Conateh, widely called (Daji).

Serra's Design who have two games in hand against Mian and Rakel, are struggling in third in group A on only 3 points, while Rakel FC who could not even manage a single points are rooted at the bottom of group A. But a win for them against Serra's Design and Cape Point will see them move to 7 points.

Meanwhile, Vietnam Border who were one time a household name in Bakau Nawettan are enjoying a find start to the qualifiers after securing an impressive amount of 7 points.

They are still maintaining the top spot in group B, followed by T-yard with 4 points in three matches.

Nac-City and Njogu Demba who both had a poor qualifying round registered two points each, but they have two games in hand.

House of Welding, who failed to snatch a victory are slipping at the bottom of Group B, with only one point.