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GPA, Interior Return To First Division

Jun 15, 2009, 7:33 AM

Gambia Ports Authority F C and Interior Football Club are this year's returnees to the country's top flight league after one- year absence in Thursday's final end of the season game.

GPA finished the season as champions on goal difference to Interior, after their 4-1 win on newcomers Lamin FC. Interior drew 1-1 to Ham-Ham.

Despite their lose,  Lamin FC have  maintained their status in the second tier, together with fellow newcomers Serrekunda United FC, who were 1-0 winners over Young Africans..

Having been the only team in the division to have remained unbeaten throughout the season ,Serrekunda East missed out on promotion only by a single point.

East were 3-0 winners over  relegated Jambanjelly United who together with Kaira Silo will now play  in the third tier of the Gambian football next season.
GPA under the guidance of Coach Peter Bonu Johnson, after 18 matches grabbed 35 points, the same with the Interior. But the Ferry Boys claimed the title on their superior goal difference.