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Gamtel tops GFF league after win over GAF

Jan 14, 2020, 12:04 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S.Camara

Telecommunication boys, Gamtel have now gotten to the top of GFF First Division League standing after defeating Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) by a lone goal to nil in their week-five fixtures of the country’s Premier League played at the Serekunda East Park on Saturday.

Yaya Ndong scored the only goal in stoppage time to give Gamtel the maximum point, while leaving the Soldiers (GAF) and their supporters disappointed after the final whistle.

Jim Kebbeh, head coach of Gamtel expressed delights for the final result and the performance of his players, noting that they have respected their game plan which gave them the lead.

He hailed their goal-scorer Yaya Ndong for being a competing striker, adding that he can always make a difference whenever he is in the field, adding that they have respected their opponent and patiently stick to their game plan.

Alieu Jatta, GAF interim coach expressed disappointment for the final result, saying they came with a system that doesn’t work for them.

He added that his team lacked focus in the second period of the game which made them to concede the late goal, adding that they will go back and work more on their tactics ahead of their next encounter.

In the other results on Sunday, Banjul United forced Real de Banjul to a goalless draw in a game played at the Banjul KG5 Mini-stadium, while Brikama United collected their first maximum point at home after defeating Hawks 2-1 in an encounter played at the Brikama Box-Ba Mini-stadium