by Jainaba D Jatta
The Gambia Armed Forces female team on Sunday came from behind to beat Abuko United 2-1 in a week six fixture of the national Women’s League.
Abuko took the lead in the first half through Rohey Williams’ fine finish but Sarjo Sanneh scored to ensure parity after 66 minutes. Pauline Sambou completed the comeback in second half stoppage time.
The victory ensured Armed Forces leapfrog Abuko United into second place with 10 points, leaving Abuko a point behind in third.
Speaking in an interview with reporters shortly after the game, the head coach of Armed Forces expressed delight at∆ the performance of her girls, while her counterpart on the bench for Abuko United, Yaya Dampha, said they didn’t deserve to lose.