By: Ebrima K.B. Sonko
The Bakau giant killers, Steve Biko Football Club, beat the Brikama academy boys, Greater Tomorrow Academy, 3-1 to temporarily occupy the top spot in the Gambia Football Federation’s top-tier league.
Steve Biko’s 3-1 win over the struggling Greater Tomorrow Academy has catapulted them to the top of the league table standings with 12 points, equal on points with Fortune Football Club, who has played fewer matches.
Informed Gambia U-20 striker Adama Bojang gave Steve Biko a lead with a clinical finish in the match’s second minute. Lamin Sillah increases Biko’s tally to 2-0 when he pokes the ball home just 4 minutes before time.
Greater Tomorrow Academy’s talisman, Abdoulie Baldeh, reduces the deficit to 2-1 when he cut inside his left to unleash a shot that hapless beat netminder Youkasseh Sanyang but Ismaila Manneh scored a fine solo goal to restore Steve Biko’s dreams cruising.
Elsewhere, former scorpions striker Emil Sambou scored a last-gasp winner for Armed Forces in their 1-0 victory over Waa Banjul Football Club.
Marimoo Pakfood Football Club played a nail-biting 0-0 draw with city boys Banjul United Football Club.
The telecommunications giant Gamtel Gamcel Football Club played a mouthwatering barren draw against Brikama United Football Club.