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Hawks Secure Impressive Win in League

May 15, 2009, 7:36 AM | Article By: Lamin Drammeh

Relegation threatens Hawks FC, however they have yet secured an impressive three nil victory over the Telecommunication boys Gamtel in the week nineteen fixtures of the ongoing GFA division one league championship at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Thursday.

The win also took the red-devils to 21 points but they are still not far from relegation zone, but if the words of the head coach of the Banjul Club Sang Ndong are anything to go by, Hawks FC will leave no stone unturned in their readiness to fight for their lives in order to avoid the risk of relegation to the second division.

Dawda Ceesay who played an instrumental role in the victorious Hawks side, capitalised on a defensive blunder to hammer home his side's opener two minutes from break.

Three minutes later, striker Omar Sarr doubled the lead from a close-range strike following a superb pass from team-mate Ousman Marong before Abdoulie Jeng extended the score, within the twinkle of an eye, he drilled home a brilliant close-range-effort to wrap up the score in the 59th minute of a hard-fought encounter.

Gamtel trio of Alagie Dodou Jeng, Assan Ceesay and substitute Buba Sanyang occasionally went close to breaking the deadlock but all their brilliant attacking options were not good enough to earn them happy moments.

Speaking to waiting reporters shortly after a mouth watering encounter, the head coach of disappointed Gamtel side, Sulayman Corr, commended his boys for putting up a respectable fight against a formidable Hawks side despite an embarrassing defeat.

Sulayman further remained confident that Gamtel will work hard to improve on their scoring abilities.

Sang Ndong of Hawks emphasized the need for his strikers to remain focused ahead of their remaining games in the 12 club championship if they want to escape relegation to the second division noting that every goal and every point is equally important for Hawks considering the club's current situation which is described by many as the Hawks' worst performance in many years.