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Banjul Shares Points with Lamin

Dec 16, 2008, 6:22 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe & Pa Modou Faal

Last years vice champions, Banjul, on Sunday 14 December drew goal-less with Lamin in the ongoing Muhammed Yahya Jammeh Super Nawettan competition sponsored by HE Professor Alhaji Yahya AJJ Jammeh at the Serrekunda West Mini Stadium.

The match was characterised by attacks and counter attacks by both sides and in the 15thminute of play Banjul came close to scoring after striker Ousman Jagne slash through Lamin defence line. His shot went wide. In the 22ndminute Lamin Bakary Kani got through one and one but shot straight into the hands of Banjul's goalkeeper Sisawo Jagne. The first half ended 0-0.

As the action resumed in the second half, Banjul mounted more pressure on the Lamin defence and created numerous scoring opportunities. They failed to capitalise on their chances as in the 57thminute skipper Sarjo Njanko was sent off after tackling a Lamin player from behind. In the 74thminute Lamin were also reduced to 10 men when midfielder Sainey Manneh was sent off for unsporting play.

In the 75thminute Banjul's George Cole took a long range shot which was saved by Lamin's goalkeeper Yunus Bojang.In the 80thminute Banjul substitute Buba Conteh broke through the Lamin defence but the shot went over the bar.

Still determined to collect vital three points, Lamin did not surrender and they continued to fight until the game ended in stalemate.

In group B the same day, Serrekunda East came from a goal down to beat Brikama 2-1 at Serrekunda East Mini Stadium. The victory has given Serrekunda East top position in group B with four points followed by Banjul with two points. Lamin are in third with one point and Brikama are bottom of group B with no points.

Group A is currently led by Gunjur with three points followed Serrekunda West with two points The defending champions Bakau are third with a point barely edging it over Sukuta who are at the bottom of group with one point.