Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Hawks 1-1 Brikama United

Banjul, The Gambia (TNBES) Hawks and Brikama United drew one all in week three of GFA 1st Division League at Serrekunda East Mini Stadium over the weekend. Both teams started slowly with a number of half chances and a smooth interchange of passes in the early period of the game.

A cross from Ebou Kanteh in the 16th minute was missing directed by Pa Saikou Jawneh and it went out for a goal kick. The missed opportunity seemed to have awakened Hawks as they took the game to the western boys as Bakary Njie's one-on-one attempt was only denied by goalkeeper’s leg.

Two minute later Hawks Omar Sarr saw his free header from close going wide. Hawk continued dominance of the game resulted to a goal in the 36th minute, when Omar Sarr’s near post
shot pass Brikama goalkeeper, Mamadou S. Bojang.

Hawks knew what was at hand as Brikama put forward a strong attack to level the score line before the break, however, Hawks defence managed to keep a
clean sheet.

As the action resumes, Brikama fought hard but their opponents were able to stay focus and the frustration earned United striker, Patric Wilson a yellow card for a tackle on Ousman

Brikama were able to find their opponents net in the 69th minute when Momodou Jallow equalised from the spot.

United's Pa Saikou Jawneh could have won the game for his side in the 71st and 85th minute respectively, but his powerful shot was denied by the crossbar, while another went flying high.

The result leaves Brikama United with three points in three games and Hawks with one point in two matches with a game in hand.

In a post match interview, Brikama United Coach told Voice Sport that the game was not difficult for them, for the fact that side had a hand full of changes but were not able
score. Lang Kah argued that the 2010 league has seen his side in a good
start and will continue to improve and
maintain there position in the league.

For the fans, he urged them to keep on supporting the team and maintain discipline.

On his part, the Assistance Coach of Hawks, Ansu Fatty said he is not much satisfied with the result saying, 'we should have won the game'. “The problem we are having is that we are not
scoring and we are conceding goals but we will go back to the training ground
and work on that,” he told Voice Sports.

On their next opponents, Wallidan, he admitted that it will not be an easy game, but they will train hard in order to collect the three points. VOL:2 ISSN:55

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