Selewon FC was in action this weekend in Nimba county , against one of their arc-rival Yekepa United in the the opening match at the county sports pitch in Sanniquellie.
It was Sanniquellie based Selewon FC that took the lead through its attacker Harvis Yormie in the 11th minutes after a defensive blunder from Yekepa United’s Mohammed Kamara.The red outfit boys kept the pressure on the iron owe boys of Yekepa in search of additional goal. Winger Julius Nyanamah who was part of Nimba county squad last county meet was at his best once more as he used his exceptional skills to beat by four players before giving as assist to Harvis Yormie who scored the second to give his side a 2:0 deserving lead in the 36th minutes.
The iron ore boys of Yekepa were not deter by the scores as they began mounting more pressure for reduction in the goals. The reduction final came in the 43rd minutes when Henry Beyan the captain scored directly from the corner kick spot with a wonderful left footed shot. Selewon FC managed to have maintained the 2:1 scores up to Recess hour. Returning from the break, Yekepa United was very desperate as they intensify their pressure on the red outfit boys after introducing Alvin Gono for Sylvester Jebo as well as Boyree Mantor coming for Abdu Pogba.
The opening match brought together huge spectators as well as newly appointed youths and sports coordinator, Mr William Mandein and other stakeholders of the county.
Coach Prince Ikeenboy’s boys finally got the equaliser late on when Tomie Domah holds goalkeeper’s dropped ball with his hands to leave referee Abraham Gedeh with no alternative but to call for a penalty. Akim Tarpeh took the spot kick sending goalkeeper Jerry Duo in a wrong direction to give the iron ore boys a hope of securing a point. Serious pressure and tension came from both sides later on in an effort to find a winning goal. Both sides maintained the 2:2 scoreline .
Meanwhile Monday March 27th,2017 will be see 3rd Division League old hands Wonta FC welcoming Underdog Gbarpa Super3jet at the same venue at 4:00 prompt with other fixtures taking place in Karnplay, Ganta, Saclepea, Tappita and Bahn respectively.
By: Victor K Barsie|Sanniquellie city|0770277902