Mar 5, 2013, 11:23 AM
City boys, who failed to retain their 2011-2012 league crown last season, will be hoping for a win against ferry boys to keep their chances of clinching the league title.
Ferry boys will also be expecting a victory against city boys to keep their hopes of claiming the league title after three years of trophy drought.
Interior will host academy boys Samger at the Brikama Mini Stadium. Interior finished mid-table last season and will come all out for a win against the academy boys to bag the maximum points, while Samger will also fight tooth and nail to snatch a win against the security outfit.
Elsewhere, newly-promoted side Banjul United will play against Hawks in an all-Banjul derby game at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium on the same day.
Banjul United were promoted to the premier tier after finishing 2nd position in the second tier in 2012-2013 season behind 2nd Division champions Wallidan, while Hawks, a household name in the country’s premier league, will be expecting a win against Banjul United.
On Sunday 19 January 2014, Brikama United will welcome 2013 FA Cup champions Gamtel at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium. Brikama United will be hoping for revenge after losing to Gamtel last season.
Gamtel, on the other hand, will also be expecting a win against Brikama United to keep their chances of lifting their first-ever division one league title.
Record champions Wallidan will lock horns with Bakau United at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium. Wallidan re-gained promotion to the top tier following demotion to the second tier in the 2011-2012 season and will be coming all out for a win to stay in the top tier.
Bakau United under the guidance of the new head coach Lamin Sarr willalso be coming all out for a victory against Wallidan to boost their chances of winning their first-ever league title.
Elsewhere, current league champions Steve Biko will entertain Armed Forces at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.
Steve Biko are hoping to bounce back, after losing to Gamtel in the Super Cup final at the weekend, to keep their hopes of retaining their 2012-2013 league crown.
Armed Forces will also be expecting a win against Steve Biko to claim the league after five years of trophy drought.