Club Green Streets clinched a stunning 3-1 victory against TC Sports Club in the Male’ League game played this afternoon. The win helps Green Streets climbed up to third place in the table with 13 points from their 7 games.
Sobol Illia broke the deadlock for the newly promoted side just under 3 minutes, when he struck a shot from inside the box.
Then, Ali Nafiu wasted a decent chance to level the game on 18 minutes when his effort from inside the box went straight to the Green Streets Keeper Jun Kochi.
Illia was denied another chance just three minutes before the half hour mark when his shot from inside the box went straight to TC Keeper Kiran.
There were flurry of chances for TC Sports Club players. First it was Naiz Hassan, who fired a decent strike from outside the box which was then deflected off from a Green Streets defender for a corner. Then, Nafiu missed a glorious chance to level the score in the 30th minute when he rose higher to head over the bar from close range. Four minutes later, it was Naiz again when his shot from outside the box went inches wide from the left post.
Green Streets then doubled their lead in the 45th minute, it was Illia again. As he struck a thunderous shot from outside the box into the bottom corner of the net for his second goal of the match.
New boys almost added a third in the dying minutes of the opening half when Ibrahim Rizuhan’s strike from inside the box was cleared off the goal line by TC defender Eissa Elmaghraby.
Three minutes after the break, Green Streets almost scored another when Illia’s free-kick was deflected off to the post by Elmaghraby.
In the 61st minute, Ahmed Rasheed missed a wonderful opportunity to increase the lead for Green Streets when he hits the post from inside the box after receiving an unexpected ball from Zhdanov Dmytro.
At the other end, Mahudhee pulled one back for TC in the 72nd minute when he scored from close range after receiving the ball from Nafiu.
Rizuhan struck the match-winning strike in the 81st minute, as he sent in a brilliant shot from inside the box into the net.
In the 89th minute, Rizuhan had another chance to increase their lead but he hits the shot straight into TC keeper Kiran.
TC were wasteful as they pushed for another before the referee’s final whistle but Cornelius Stewart and Ibrahim Waheed Hassan fired their shots way over the bar. It was just not their day as the new boys, Green Streets claimed an important 3 points against TC.
Maziya will play Club Valencia in tonight’s Male’ League game at 2100hrs.