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Dawda Bah's HJK play TPS in Finnish Cup final

Sep 24, 2010, 12:50 PM | Article By: Sainabou Kujabi

Finnish champions HJK Helsinki are to take on TPS in the final of the Finnish Cup on Saturday at the Sonera Stadium.

The leading HJK, who are so far ahead in the Veikkausliiga with 46 points, are set to overtake former winners Inter Turku who won the 2009 edition. HJK, who had a successful outing this year, crashed at the 6th round of the championship last year.

They laid a 2-2 draw with Inter Turku on Wednesday in week 23 of the Finnish league matches to increase the gap between second-place Honka to 6. Demba Savage?s Honka lost 2-1 to Tampere United Wednesday night.

In Denmark, Ousman Jallow's Brondby at 15 points and 3rd will continue their title hunt when they take on Silkeborg on Sunday in the Superliga. Gambian compatriot Njogu Demba?s OB will take on Lyngby on Monday before meeting Stuttgart in their second group H match in the Europa league group matches on Thursday.

Muhammmed Keita's Strømsgodset will meet Rosenborg on Sunday in the Norwegian league.

Struggling Tijan Jaiteh's SK Brann will clash with Kristian Brix and Dawda Leigh's Valerenga on Sunday. Valerenga are second in the Norwegian top-fight league with 49 points and 7 behind leaders Rosenborg.

Bottom-place Ebrima Sohna's Sandefjord will play away to Odd Grenland on Sunday before Abdou Darboe's Honefoss will host Start later on Monday.

Potential title contenders Amadou Jawo's Elfsborg, who so far have all that it takes to compete for the Swedish title, will play away to Brommapojkarna on Sunday in the Allsvenskans. Mid-table occupants Pa Dembo Touray and Kebba Ceesay's Djurgardens, who enjoyed a 1-0 win over Malmo recently, will play Mjällby on Monday.

Gambian international Mustapha Jarjue?s Belgian second Division side Mons are set for week seven battle against OH Leuven on Saturday.

After having a successful outing in the Slovakian Pohar Cup on Tuesday with a 5-0 win over Vranov nad Top?ou, Gambian international and goal pusher Momodou Ceesay's Zilina are set to take on DAC today in the Super Liga. Currently topping the table with 19 points, the Slovakian champions are on course to claiming a consecutive title.

After loosing 4-1 to Premier league giants Chelsea in the Champions league opener, Zilina?s next Tuesday opponents are Spartak Moskva.