Jul 31, 2008, 6:21 AM
Decons FC have registered their first victory in the 2011-2012 Brikama Nawettan season, after a hard fought 1-0 victory over Puntalana FC in the group D game played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium on Sunday’s 5 pm encounter.
Decons FC opened the score sheet through striker Lamin Kanyi in the 5th minute of the game, from the penalty spot after Puntalana FC’s defender brought down the Brikama United striker, Bully Drammeh, inside the eighteen yard box, to give his side the lead.
Puntalana FC fought back and created numerous goal-scoring opportunities, but could not level the scores, and thus the first period ended 1-0 in favour of Decons FC.
Upon resumption in the second period, Puntalana FC dominated and controlled possession and created numerous goal-scoring opportunities, but squandered all and the game ended 1-0 in favour of Decons FC.
Chimo United FC came from two-nil down to draw 2-2 with Dangam FC of Busumbala village in the other group D encounter played at 3 pm.
Chimo United FC’s goals were scored by Samba Kujabi and Saidou Kanteh in the 25th and dying minutes of the game respectively, while both goals of Dangam FC of Busumbala were netted by Sulayman Ndure in the 5th and 20th minutes of the game respectively.
Decons FC is leading group D with 3 points in one game, Chimo United FC and Dangam FC of Busumbala village share 2nd position each with 1 point in a single game, Puntalana FC are rooted at the bottom of group D with zero points in one outing.