Brikama joins neighbours at the top


By Sulayman Bah Brikama United has reclaimed top spot temporarily joining neighboursBirkama united 2 Bombada as joint- leaders. Bombada had topped on two points prior to completion of week eight fixtures but they now share the gains at the apex after applying the breaks on Interior impressive run of matches.Unlike, Serrekunda United whom they won promotion with from the country’s second tier, Brikama’s doting newcomers of the championship have shown so far doze of consistency that lends credit to their ambition to be considered title contenders, not pretenders. Bigger boys of WCR, Brikama United scrapped past FA Cup holders Banjul United on a 2-1 score to claim their stake as genuine league title chasers. Gaffer Sulayman Kuyateh’s Brikama United and Real de Banjul are the teams in the twelve club premier league yet to taste defeat in the ongoing season. Champions Real are still within touching distance of the race for the staked prize as they sit third, three points behind leaders at the summit. Victory over capital rivals Wallidan will see them catch up on other three outfits at the top. Elsewhere Serrekunda United picked their second point of the season in as eight fixtures after holding second-placed Gamtel to a goalless draw. Gambia Ports Authority won all bragging rights in the capital derby against fifth-placed Hawks courtesy of a 1-0 score. GPA are third on thirteen points in eight matches. Bakau United woeful run of the season continues after losing to joint third-placed Armed Forces in an earlier game. Meanwhile, league matches in the division continues today.]]>