Victory Sports Club clinched a difficult 3-2 win against United Victory in the Male’ League game played today.
This was their fourth win in their last four games in the league, as they climbed to fifth place, levelled on 14 points with TC Sports Club and Club Green Streets.
Victory were cruising to an easy win against United Victory as they scored twice in the opening 20 minutes, thanks to the impressive Musthafa Seddik as he setup both goals for Keric Andrej and Hassan Adhuham respectively.
However, United Victory struck twice in space of five minutes, midway through the second half, first it was Abdul Waahid Ibrahim who netted a stunner from outside the box then Ibrahim Shafraz made it 2-2 with a close-range header from near post before Keric clinched the win for Victory in the 89th minute.
In the opening minutes, United Victory were presented a decent chance from inside the box, but Ibrahim Nooradhdheen fired his shot wide.
Then, in the 5th minute, Victory’s first chance fell to Adhuham but his shot was blocked by United Victory defenders.
United Victory keeper Ruslan Amirov was called into action in the 7th minute, when he kept out a shot from Keric just inside the box.
In the 9th minute, Nooradhdheen fed Zivkovic but his shot went straight to Victory Keeper Mahmoud.
Keric broke the deadlock inside 14 minutes after receiving a brilliant ball from Seddik down the right flank.
Five minutes later Victory were 2-0 up, as Seddik assisted Adhuham for the second goal of the match.
Ruslan Amirov denied a third goal for Victory in the 21st minute when he blocked the close-minded shot from Keric.
Then, on 23 minutes Rilwan Waheed fired his free-kick from outside the box straight into the gloves of United Victory Keeper Ruslan.
Victory nearly added another, inside 37 minutes, when Adhuham hits the post then Seddik shot from the rebounded ball was blocked by United Victory defenders.
In the 71st minute, Abdul Wahid Ibrahim sparked United Victory into life when he struck a stunning volley from outside the box which left the keeper Mahmoud with no chance.
At the other end, a brilliant backheel pass from Keric nearly setup Adhuham for the decisive third goal for Victory but he fired his shot over the bar.
Ibrahim Shafraz made it 2-2 in the 76th minute when he scored a brilliant header through a long free-kick from Kelani.
Few minutes later, United Victory so nearly netted another, but heroic defending from Victory kept them at bay.
Six minutes from time, Keric missed a decent chance at the near post as his shot was blocked by United Victory defenders.
A minute later, Mohamed Riswan missed a glorious chance from the center of the box after another brilliant play from Seddik but his shot was fisted away by Keeper Ruslan.
One minute before regulation, Keric scored with a header from a Rilwan flick following a corner by Adhuham.
New Radiant will play Club Green Streets in the next game tonight at 2100hrs.