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GFF domestic league season opener set for Tomorrow

Nov 11, 2016, 12:15 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The 2016-2017 domestic division one league season - the Super Cup final - is slated for tomorrow, Saturday 12 November 2016, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 4.30pm.

The much-awaited Super Cup final will feature league champions Gambia Ports Authority and FF Cup champions Brikama United, described by many football fans in the country as a crunch clash.

The ferry boys will be coming all out for revenge to lift the Super Cup after losing to Brikama United 2-1 in the final match of the 2015-2016, when they are already confirmed champions.

The Sateyba boys are hopeful of another victory against Gambia Ports Authority come tomorrow in the final to land the Super Cup title.

Gambia Ports Authority will use the Super Cup final against Brikama United to prepare themselves enough for the 2017 CAF Champions league after clinching the 2015-2016 domestic division league title since 2009-2010 season under coach Peter Bonu Johnson.

Brikama United, on the other hand, will also clash in the Super Cup final against Gambia Ports Authority to prepare themselves well for the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup after claiming the 2016 FF Cup title following their 1-0 win over rivals Bombada in the final game played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, on 5 June 2016.

Striker Sainey Bojang was on target for Brikama United in the second half after deadlock in the first half to earn Sateyba boys their first-ever FF Cup crown since in the inception of the club in 2003, by the then president of Brikama Sports Committee Lamin King Colley.