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More Red Cards at Start of the League

Feb 27, 2009, 5:33 AM | Article By: Soury Camara

The start of league one football has showcased many physical and combative displays of football from the youngsters of the league and as a result, not more than one game finished without a red card being shown.

In just the second week of the championship, more than six players have received their marching orders from the referee for dangerous play in the field of fair play.

In the super cup Wallidan's Muhammed Kona was sent off, Kaba Jobe of Gamtel, Ablie Sidibeh and Abdou Ceesay, both of Bakau United, received red cards, Omar Jallow, alias Luis, of Sait Matty was also sent off against Real at Manjai Mini Stadium and Baboucarr Bajan and Babou Sambou of the Armed Forces were sent off for unprofessional play.

The assistant coach of Africell/Sait Matty, Ousman Janneh Alias Charles, elucidated that his game with Real de Banjul, was combative because both teams were prepared both physically and mentally to win.

Coach Janneh admitted that as they are committed to deliver, "we are going back to work on our tactics in order to improve the game and our goal scoring techniques".

Coach Janneh continued to explain that the first two games are experimental and allows the coaching staff to know their players' weaknesses. He assured fans that they will improve to gain results.