Gambia Football Federation Women’s domestic league division one 2022/23 Season came to an end on Sunday 16th July 2023 with Red Scorpions being crowned champions
The serial champions continued their dominance of the Women’s domestic competition with a commanding 3-0 win in Banjul against Abuko United on today’s league final match day. Fatou Bojang opened the scoring for the champions with a simple tap-in before top scorer Kumba Kuyateh would put up a brace to take her record to 20 goals.
Meanwhile, Berewuleng made a second-place finish with a comfortable 3-0 victory over relegated Jeshwang United. Kumba Kassama, Teddy Serreh Jatta, and Mafanta Drammeh were on the scoresheet for the Brikama-based outfit. Meanwhile, City Girls won the relegation battle with a 2-0 scoreline in a tense encounter played at the LOSFF in Old Yundum with captain Ellen Gai and Mariama A Jarju scoring for the City Girls.
In the other two games, Koita and GAF drew goalless in Brikama while Future Bi held Police ladies to a 1-1 draw. Anna Bojang gave Future Bi a 17th-minute lead before Maimuna Sarr restored parity in the 36th minute for a share of the points to cap off a memorable season.
Champions Red Scorpions made a back-to-back crown finishing the season with a staggering 52 points, dropping just 2 points all season. Berewuleng finished 2nd with 39 points, followed by Police ladies with 35 points. Raptim and Jeshwang United got relegated to the Second tier as they couldn’t survive the drop.
As champions Red Scorpions scooped D500,000:00 ( Five Hundred Thousand Dalasis ), Berewuleng as 1st Runners up with D250,000:00 ( Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dalasis ) while Police ladies as 2nd Runners Up receives D125,000:00 ( One Hundred and Twenty-Five Thousand Dalasis) all sponsored by the Gambia Football Federation.
Red Scorpions as champions were presented with a giant trophy and medals presided over by GFF First Vice President Bakary K Jammeh and also attended by Executive Committee Members, staff of the Secretariat, and cheering fans.