The capital side had come into the game all buoyed but a resolute Armed forces on tip-top form ran out victors as they close the gap to a mere one point.
A double by on-form striker Lamin M Sanneh -the first plundered after 56 minutes and the second four minutes from time -proved the difference-maker earning the Soldiers a total 17 points, one short of equaling Real.
Elsewhere in four-goal-thriller contest, Hawks drew Samger two-all forcing a share of the spoils while Tallinding United did just what they thought of Brikama United, stunning the Sateba Boys for two unanswered goals.
A step below to the country’s top tier, it was 1-1 tie between leaders Fortune FC and Wallidan Thursday last week.
Blue Star in another fixture cruised over Brufut United to do favours to their hopes of beating demotion this season. A 2-1 score settled it with Red Hawks drawing Kexx United 1-1.
Interior sailed over Bakau United in the clash of one-time premier league giants on 1-0. Young Africans tied BK Milan goalless as Bamjul United sashayed over East Bi 1-0.