By Sulayman Bah
Having spent majority of the season teetering on the brink of
relegation, Serrekunda United now looks more determined than ever to stay up intensifying the campaign to avoid the drop by beating Banjul United 1-0.A lone goal was all they needed to shove off the FA Cup holders who of
recent have been blighted by string of inconsistent runs but remains
within touching distance of safety.
SK – once every team’s beating drum – appears redeemed with the team
current three point picking trend a reference points.
The divisional club that would go on to produce the league most feared
goal marks-man in Madi Fatty have endured massive downward spiral so
much that skeptics drew daring conclusions that the team is
relegation bound the moment they secured promotion to the top flight,
earlier this term.
So bad was their run of matches a single victory was all they could
muster from the eleven games played in the first phase of the league
sitting bottom of the table staring relegation in the face.
On-holiday then English Premier League club Portsmouth’s former winger
Gambian Omar Alieu Koroma, being a resident around the club base was
forced to take up training sessions in a bid to revive hopes. But such
generous gestures fell flat in the face with poor results rolling in
However, a new leaf seems to have been turned if current wins are anything to go by. Squad revamping has been key for the sudden newfound
positive streak, words reaching Foroyaa Sport from highly-placed
sources close to the club say.
The rare positivity reverberating around the club grounds has only
reignited hopes. It however remains to be seen, with few more games to
end of the ongoing championship, whether Serrekunda United can
prolong their fine form to stay up or better still, as is the case in
recent past seasons, shatter hopes again and sink to second fiddle
Fellow relegation threatened Bakau United over the week were
obliterated by a Hawks side and that could only mean good news for
United’s survival chances.
In another tie, Real de Banjul moved up the standing on goal
difference over Gamtel after doing just what they thought of Bakau
United, smashing four passed them. A late Omar Jobe 11th minute slammer, Ablie
Jallow’s free-kick, Ebou Sanyang’s close range effort and a Salifu
Krubally’s header was enough to turn Bakau United to shreds.
By Sulayman Bah