Dec 23, 2015, 10:24 AM
City rivals Real De Banjul, Wallidan and Hawks are hoping to recover in contention for the 2015-2016 First-Eco Partners-sponsored Gambia Football Federation division one league title when league matches resume this weekend.
All three did lose their week-two fixtures played last week with Gambia Armed Forces, Gambia Ports Authority and Gamtel.
Real De Banjul lost to Gambia Armed Forces 1-0 in their week-two fixtures played at the Banjul KG 5 Mini Stadium last Saturday.
Wallidan also lost to Gambia Ports Authority on the same score-line at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium last Sunday, and Hawks lost to the reigning league and super champions Gamtel 2-1 at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium on the same day.
As part of week-three fixtures, on Saturday 12 December 2015, Banjul United will welcome Serrekunda United at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.
Banjul United and Serrekunda United are currently struggling in the league standings with single points in two outings and both will be stalking to beat each other to grab the vital points in order to move away from the red zone.
Bombada will host Samger at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium.
Bombada and Samger are mid-table in the league with a point each in two games after drawing their two opening fixtures.
They will be racing to defeat each other to grab the maximum points in order to improve their position on the league table.
Elsewhere, Gambia Armed Forces will meet Hawks in the other week-three fixtures at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on the same day.
Gambia Armed Forces are joint top with Gamtel, Brikama United and Gambia Ports Authority in the league table with 4 points in two games. They aim to edge past Hawks to gather the three points in order to extend their lead in the league.
Hawks are struggling in the league with a single point in one game, and will be keen to beat Gambia Armed Forces to move away from relegation zone and also keep their league title hopes alive.
On Sunday 13 December 2015, Brikama United will clash with Real De Banjul at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium.
Brikama United are joint top with Gambia Armed Forces, Gamtel and Gambia Ports Authority in the league standings with 4 points in two games. They will need to rout Real De Banjul and stand in contention for the league title.
Real De Banjul are currently in relegation zone with 1 point in two games, and will be fighting to defeat Brikama United to move away from red zone and also keep their league title hopes alive.
Gambia Ports Authority will take on reigning league and Super Cup champions Gamtel at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium.
Gambia Ports Authority and Gamtel are joint top with Brikama United and Gambia Armed Forces in the league standings, and will be navigating to defeat each other to top the league table as well as keep their league title ambitions alive.
Elsewhere, Bakau giant killers Steve Biko will rub shoulders with Wallidan at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on the same day.
Steve Biko are mid-table in the league with 2 points in two games, and will be competing to smash Wallidan in order to improve their position on the league table as well as avoid relegation to the second division.
Wallidan are 4th place in the league standings with 3 points in two games, and will be trying to thrash Steve Biko to stand in contention for the league title.