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Real De Banjul edge-past Interior to top GFF 1st Division

May 8, 2015, 10:35 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Reigning league champions Real De Banjul on Wednesday beat Interior 1-0 in their rescheduled fixtures played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium to snatch top in the 2014-2015 First-Eco Partners-sponsored Gambia Football Federation division one league.

Real De Banjul are second-place behind league leaders Gamtel with 34 points prior to their game against Interior.

Interior, who are one place above relegation zone with 15 points, came into the game to secure the vital three points against Real De Banjul to improve their position in the league, but could not snatch the vital three points.

Real De Banjul, on the other hand, need the maximum points to overtake Gamtel on top and manage to grip a slender win over the police outfit to top the league with 37 points in eighteen games courtesy of striker Omar Jobe’s 72nd minute strike.

Elsewhere, Gambia Ports Authority hammered Brikama United 4-1 at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium on the same day.

The ferry boys ended Sateyba boys unbeaten run in the country top flight.

Real De Banjul are now leading the league with 37 points in eighteen games and Brikama United third place with 29 points in eighteen games despite their 4-1 defeat to Gambia Ports Authority.

Gambia Ports Authority are fourth place with 26 points in seventeen games, while Interior are still one place above relegation zone with 15 points in eighteen games.