Bombada Wins Banjul United, Real de Banjul Extends League Lead


Bombada Football Club triumphed 4-2 against Banjul United on Sunday and Real de Banjul also extended their lead in the league table with a 1-nil against Team Rhino.

Bombada’s win was their second in their last 2 outings. They came from behind to beat Banjul United. Famara Jarju gave Banjul United the lead in the 19th minute before Suwaibou Kebbeh leveled the score for Bombada in the 30th minute. Famara Jarju scored the second for Banjul United but Modou Lamin Jatta equalised the score bringing the match to 2-2. Dodou Touray scored to give Bombada a 3-2 lead before Modou Lamin Jatta added to make it 4-2 in favour of Bombada.

The win moved Bombada to 9th position in the standings with 24 points in 19 matches. Bombada has 6 wins, 6 draws and 7 defeats. They are 9 points from the top four spot. Bombada will play next against Greater Tomorrow on 17 April at the Brikama football park.

Banjul United lost 4 of their last 5 league matches. The defeat to Bombada dropped Banjul United to 11th position with 22 points, 3 above the bottom 3 clubs in the league table. Out of 19 matches played, Banjul United has 6 wins, 4 draws and 9 defeats. They will play against 3rd place Falcons on 18 April at the Banjul football park.

Elsewhere, Real de Banjul extended their league lead to 9 points after a 1-nil against Team Rhino. Real’s goal was scored by Baboucar Touray in the 45+1 minute. His goal game through a cross which dropped in the crowded Rhino defence line, a clearance was made but Touray collected it and hammered the ball inside the net.

Real now has 13 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats in the 19 matches they have played this season. They also scored the highest number of goals so far with 27 goals and they also conceded less than all the 16 teams in the league with 8 goals against. They have 42 points while the 2nd, 3rd and 4th place teams are all equal on 33 points. Real will play against struggling Brikama United on 18 April at the Brikama football park.

Team Rhino, despite the loss, have a good season as they sit 4th in the table with 33 points. The defeat to Real de Banjul dropped them to 4th place. From the 19 matches they played, Team Rhino won 9, drew 6 and lost 4. They will play next against 2nd place team, Fortune. Fortune are struggling recently after failing to register a win in their last 3 matches.

In another scintillating match, Waa Banjul held Fortune to a stalemate as both teams failed to score. The draw took Fortune to 2nd position. Fortune has 33 points. A win would have closed the gap to 7 points. Fortune will play Team Rhino on 16 April.

Waa Banjul, the bottom place team in the league standing, won 4, lost 10 and drew 5 in the 19 matches played. They have 17 points and are equal on points with Samger. Waa Banjul will play Wallidan on 17 April.

Marimoo Pakfood lost 1-2 to Steve Biko in Bakau for the first time in 7 years, according to data shared by Sporty Nation. The win took Steve Biko to 5th position with 29 points while Marimoo dropped to 10th place with 23 points. Both Marimoo and Steve Biko have one win in their last 5 matches. Steve Biko is now 4 points from the top 4 spot.

Marimoo has 6 wins, 6 draws and 7 wins while Steve Biko has 8 wins, 5 draws and 6 wins. Marimoo will play TMT FC on 16 April. Steve Biko will play Gambia Armed Forces FC on the same day.