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First Division enters another crucial fixtures

Mar 5, 2010, 1:31 PM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Armed Forces and Sea View played a goalless draw as part of their game in hand to climb one step above their previous standings in the 12 Club Championship.

The game is the Khaki boys first league match since their embarrassing 3-nil humiliation against their Algerian counterparts JS Kabylie in the CAF African champions league which saw them face a first round exist from the champions league with a 5-1 aggregate.

But the goalless draw has seen the military squad moved to sixth position on 10 points in seven fixtures.

They will go into Week Eight fixtures, aiming to recover from their poor display in the champions league as they look set to face Samger who currently sits 4 position with 10 points in eight matches.

Eight place holders Bakau United who collects 9 points in eight games were supposed to meet 3rd place occupants Steve Biko, but the game has been re-scheduled till Wednesday Pointsport has gathered.

This is as a result of the athletics hits competition at the Independence Stadium on Saturday.

Real De Banjul and the second position holders GPA will rub shoulders at the Serrekunda West Mini-stadium on Saturday in all Banjul clash.

GPA had had a superb start to the campaign, but has now lost their place on top of the table, two points adrift of current leaders Gamtel. But the Ferry boys are with a game in hand against Armed Forces.

Gamtel is still holding onto their two points lead at the top of the table on 16 points and might face an easy game when they meet Hawks whose poor performances in the league is showing no sign of abating, languishing second from bottom with only 7 points in eight league games.

Brikama United are facing a serious danger of relegation to the Second Division after failing to win in eight fixtures collecting only five points in the process, while their weekend opponents' Sea View who occupied 10th position could also face demotion to the country's second tier football should they fail to recover from their disappointing performance in the league.

Wallidan started poorly but seems to be improving with some find display in the latter stage, which saw them climb to 5th place on 10 points.

The Blue boys will meet draw specialist Interior who occupied seventh position with 9 points after eight league matches.