PSV Wellingara Up To A Flying Start in GFF Division Two
PSV Wellingara beats Red Hawks 2-0 on Wednesday at Serrekunda East park, in their first Gambia Football Federation Second Division game after been relegated from the First Division.
Fabakary Touray’s towering header and Anthony Badjan’s low drive give the Wellingara outfit a dream start to their season. Red Hawks started the brightest as their usual passing game and attacking flair caused PSV problems at the back. As early as 10 minutes, Red Hawks almost took the lead, they build up a beautiful attacking play fell to forwarder Alasana Camara who skillfully beat his marker and pull back the ball from the corner line, but his skipper Sankung Sillah disappointingly skied the ball over from close range.
PSV Wellingara grew into the game and created decent goal scoring chances, most notably Jerreh Marong who saw his six yard shot parried by the goalkeeper and saw another close effort come off the cross bar.
Coming from the recess, the Wellingara boys took charge of the proceedings as they put the young reds on the back foot on occasions.
The home side (PSV Wellingara) would eventually break the deadlock on the 57 minutes. Fabakary Touray rosed the highest to power home a header from a corner kick.
Red Hawks added some firepower up front looking for an equaliser but the settled PSV couldn’t be broken.
At the 92nd minute, PSV rounded off the scoreline to 2-0 when midfielder Anthony Badjan put the icing on the cake.
Kebba Sawaneh, the head coach of Wellingara have this to say after his team’s victory.
“We have a very poor first half, the performance wasn’t good from the side of my players”.
“When they came into the dressing room we were able to talk to them (players) in trying to see how we can remedy the situation”.
“Thank God it really worked well, coming into the second period of the game we scored two goals is just a big plus, so we only hoping that this become a continuity”.
When asked what their ambitions is in the second division Sawaneh said; “We treat game by game that comes our way, because there are so many teams in the second division that have the quality to be in the first division”.
Momodou Bah, the head coach of Red Hawks was rader brief in his reaction to the game he and his charges lost.
“They (PSV Wellingara) took their chances and we didn’t take ours, that’s the only difference”. Momodou Bah said.