Jun 11, 2008, 6:16 AM
Gamtel has missed another chance to close the gap on the leaders Gambia Ports Authority as they were held to a bitterly-fought 1-1 draw against Real De Banjul in the opening game of the second round of the GFA First Division at the Father Gough Sports Complex in Manjai on Saturday.
The setback is good news for the in-form GPA, who are looking forward to extend their lead at the top of the table at the time of filing this report yesterday as they looked set to rub shoulders with Brikama United, who are struggling to impress in the 12 club championship so far.
The hotel club Sea View, who has endured some frustrating moment during the first round once again got-off to a slow start to the second round after playing a goalless draw against the reigning champions Armed Forces at the Serrekunda West Mini-stadium on Saturday.
Samger enjoyed an impressive 2-nil victory over Bakau United to kick-off to a superb start to the second round, following a below-par performance in the first round.
Captain Ebrima Jaiteh and Lamin Sarjo Samateh scored in each half to give coach Jane Joof and his men all the maximum points at the expense of strugglers Bakau United in the other game of the league at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the crucial game between Wallidan and Bakau giant killers Steve Biko will be played at the Serrekunda East Mini-stadium on Wednesday to wrap-up Week One fixtures.