GFF 2nd Division Roundup: All 3 Matches End in Draw

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The three (3) matches played on Thursday in the Gambia Football Federation Second Division all ended in a draw.

BK Milan fought hard from a 2-nil down to a 2-2 againstRS Tallinding, Wagadu 0-0 Serrekunda United and Latrikunda United 2-2 Gambia Ports Authority.

In a thrilling encounter, BK Milan Football Club showcased remarkable resilience as they fought back from a two-goal deficit to secure a  point against RS Tallinding United.

The match began with an unfortunate setback for BK Milan as they conceded an own goal in the last minutes of the first half. Yusupha Manneh’s clearance inadvertently deflected into his own net, giving RS Tallinding United the lead going into halftime.

In the second half, BK Milan faced further adversity when goalkeeper Hassan Gomez made a critical error, allowing RS Tallinding’s Modou Lamin Sallah to capitalise and extend their lead to two goals.

BK Milan pushed back as  Ebrima Gibba, a substitute made an immediate impact, scoring a brilliant 80th minute volley in his debut, which reignited hope for BK Milan.

As the clock ticked towards full time, Matarr Ceesay headed a goal into the net from a corner to secure a complete comeback.

BK Milan, sitting in 2nd place needed a win to breach the gap from the league leaders to 5 points but the draw left the gap at 7 points. BK Milan won 8, drew 8 and lost 3. They had a good start in the season as they stayed in the top spot for some time during the first round, but they have recently dropped in form as they have only 1 win in the last 5 matches. As they continue with this poor run, Hart FC, the table toppers, won 4 out of their 5 matches and succeeded in toppling them from the top spot. BK Milan sits at 2nd place with 32 points while Hart FC now leads with 39 points. The gap is now 7 points. BK Milan will play on their next match against Gambian Dutch Lions on the 13th April 2024 at Basori. Gambian Dutch Lions are with 30 points, 2 behind BK Milan.

Tallinding is sitting in 8th place with 25 points from 19 matches. They are 5 points from the top 4 spot. They have 1 win from their last 5 matches. Tallinding will play next against Gambia Ports Authority on Friday, 12th April at the Serrekunda East Mini Stadium. GPA are sitting in 5th place with 30 points and are aspiring to make it in the top 4 and challenge for the league title. They are aspiring to return to the top tier football.

6th place Wagadu will be playing next against Hawks on the 14th April at Basori. Wagadu won 2 out of their last 5 matches while 3rd place Hawks drew their last 3 matches.

14th place Latrikunda United continued with their 5-match winless run following their draw against Gambia Ports Authority. They are 1 point ahead of the bottom place team, Jarra West. Latrikunda will play next against struggling Immigration Football Club on the 12th April at the Late Ousman Saho Football Field in Yundum. Immigration are in 13th place with 1 point above the relegation zone. The match is going to be the 13th and 14th place teams fighting for survival.