Aug 5, 2020, 11:29 AM
Coronavirus continues to impede Gambian football as the country registered more covid-19 cases.
The eight teams are divided into two groups of four each.
The championship will be played in the form of home and away legs with the two group winners playing in a regional final to decide the champion in a match to be played at the Farafenni Mini Stadium.
The regional champions will then play in a triangular playoff with the other four provincial region champions to determine those teams to qualify for the national second division league.
Upper Badibou and Central Badibou lead the way in Group A with the two sides locked on four points each after two match days.
Sabach Sanjal is third on two points while rock bottom Lower Badibou is yet to secure a point.
However, they have six more matchdays to turn their fortunes.
In Group B, Mansawally FC have a maximum six points after two matches, scoring a remarkable nine goals, an average of 4.5 goals per game and yet to concede one.
They are followed in second place by Mbankam FC and Upper Nuimi, with both teams on three points while Jokadou is without a point in last place.
Matches continue with week three taking center stage this weekend as Upper Badibou travels to Njaba Kunda to take on Central Badibou in a top of the table clash on Saturday 13 March 2021 at 4pm. Meanwhile, on the same day in Group B, Mbankam will also host leaders Mansawally at the Mbankam Football Field.
On Sunday 14March 2021, in Group A, Lower Badibou will lock horns with Sabach Sanjal at the Farafenni Mini Stadium and Upper Nuimi entertains Group B’s bottom side Jokadou at Toubakolong.
Ajara Samba says she is combining her university studies, working and playing top-flight football in The Gambia to give herself as many options as possible in the future.
Gambia Football Federation President Lamin Kaba Bajo and General Secretary Lamin M Jassey were amongst football delegates on the first ever Virtual meeting of the 70th FIFA Congress held from Zurich Switzerland on Friday 18th September, 2020.
Scorpions coach Tom Saintfiet is currently in Europe for scouting good players for The Gambian senior national team; the Scorpions prior to the resumption of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers slated for November 2020.