Victory Sports Club won their first points as they drew 1-1 with Club Eagles in this evening’s game in Male’ League.
Eagles made three changes to the team that won against United Victory. One of the absentees were their striker Donovan Deekman who misses through injury. Likewise, Victory Sports Club also made couple of changes, as their foreign defender Velichkov missed out due to injury.
Eagles took the lead in the 5th minute when Rihaam delivered a beautiful cross onto the penalty area which found Abdulla Sameeh, who made no mistake with a decent shot from inside the box.
Victory’s Captain Ismail Easa equalized in the 21st minute when his strike from outside of the box goes straight to the back of the net. Before the end of the half both teams had few chances to score but the score remain unchanged till the break.
During the start of the second half, Victory were forced to change their striker Andrej Keric due to an injury he suffered in the first half.
Eagles second half substitute Ansar Ibrahim missed a glorious chance to score in the 79th minute but his effort from inside the box goes straight to the keeper.
In the dying minutes of the second half, Eagles Captain Imran Nasheed’s thunderous shot from outside the box was punched away by Victory Keeper Mahmoud. Victory held on until final whistle for this important point against Eagles.