Gambia 1997/98

Gambia FA League


Real (Banjul) 
Mass Sosseh
Hawks (Banjul) 
Wallidan (Banjul) 
Steve Biko (Bakau)
Sait Matty (Bakau)
Ports Authority (Banjul)
Starlight (Banjul)
Flamenins FC (Banjul)

Division One

Postponed match [Apr 16]
Wallidan (Banjul)       2-2   Flamenins FC (Banjul) [newly promoted]

Round 10(?) [Apr 18,19]
Mass Sosseh             1-0   Sait Matty (Bakau)
Real (Banjul)           4-0   Flamenins FC (Banjul)
Hawks FC (Banjul)       0-0   Ports Authority (Banjul)
Steve Biko (Bakau)      0-0   Starlight (Banjul)

Saraba FC decided to pull out of the league after the first leg
because of financial difficulties; after receiving support from the
Gambian FA, they continued the season.

Top Table [Apr 19]:

 1.Mass Sosseh  22

Final Round [Jun 3]
Real (Banjul)           1-0   Sait Matty (Bakau)
Mass Sosseh		---   Wallidan (Banjul)

Real (Banjul) have won the title; an appeal against that was rejected.

Relegated: Flamenins FC (Banjul) and Saraba FC
Promoted: NPE (Sukuta) and Armed Forces (Banjul).

Cup 1997/98

Final [Jul 19]
Wallidan    1-1 Ports Authority

Replay Final [Jul 26]
Wallidan    1-1 Ports Authority  [aet, 4-3 pen]
   [Buba Sanko 57; Sheikh Joof 55] 

Second Level

Participants (10):

Armed Forces (Banjul) (promoted)
Sakuta Tigers (promoted) [aka NPE Sukuta]
Kaira Silo
SK Jaiteh
Old Jeshwang
Dabanani (relegated)
Fankata (relegated)

Promoted from 3rd level: Sky Power (Brikama), Bakau United 



list of champions

list of cup winners

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Last updated: 9 Jul 2009

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