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Young Africans, Serrekunda East Bi to bounce back in 2nd division

Dec 22, 2016, 11:45 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Young Africans and Serrekunda East Bi are both expecting to bounce back in the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation second division league after losing to Wallidan and Lions of Banjul in their week-five fixtures at the weekend.

Young Africans lost to Wallidan 4-0 in the all-Banjul derby clash at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium, whilst Serrekunda East Bi also lost to Lions of Banjul 1-0 at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium.

The Banjul-based outfit are among the teams vying for promotion to the top flight next season with 8 points in five league outings and are seven points behind current league leaders Red Hawks with 15 points in five league matches after winning their five opening league fixtures. They would therefore chase to beat Serrekunda East to close the gap on league leaders.

The Serrekunda East-based outfit are currently struggling in the second tier and will hunt to beat Young Africans to bounce back and also improve their position in the league after losing to Lions of Banjul 1-0 in the week-five fixtures last week.