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Steve Biko coach confident of winning 1st Division League

May 20, 2013, 9:39 AM | Article By: Alieu Bobb

Despite his side’s 1-1 draw with Gamtel FC in the week-sixteen encounter of the GFA first division league played at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium on Saturday, Abdoulie Bojang, head coach of Steve Biko FC, has said he is 100 percent confident his side would win the league.

He said they have not been doing well recently but noted that teams behind them “are not also winning”.

His boys played very well and could have won the game but “poor officiating” cost them the three points, he said, describing the goal they conceded as “very bad”.

He said: “I am a bit disappointed with the officiating of the game because the goal we conceded was a foul on our goalkeeper and I am sure if it was on Gamtel’s goalkeeper the referee would have awarded him a foul.”

They have to work harder to improve as they strive to win their matches through to the final, he said.

He also said they wanted to win against Gamtel FC and open up the gap at the top but that having a draw was good.

Mustapha Manneh, head coach of Gamtel FC, said the game was not badly contested, adding that they could have won looking at the number of chances they created.

“If we manage to draw against a top team like Steve Biko FC then I would say it is a fair result,” he said, adding that his substitutes did what was expected of them.

“We are not considering winning the league as of now but to get out of the relegation zone,” he said, while noting that even Steve Biko, who are currently leading the league table, are not safe from relegation looking at the standing on the league table.