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Presidents Cup: Thinadhoo suffer last minute defeat

Heartbreak as two goals in the closing stage of the game denies crucial win for Thinadhoo in the Presidents Cup against Maziya on Saturday evening.

Ashad Ali opened scoring for Maziya just before the break. But early in the second half, Ahmed Zubair leveled the game for Thinadhoo who are lead by Ali Suzain; someone who is very familiar with Presidents Cup both as a player and a coach. Suzain’s Thinadhoo scored another goal from a penalty in the 67th minute and went close to record a win against Maziya. Maziya kept on trying until they leveled the game just 3 minutes before the regular time. Yasfad Habeeb then scored in the stoppage time to take his side for the third semi final.

Maziya will play TC Sports in the third semi final on Tuesday evening. Winner will face mighty New Radiant in the final of the most prestigious tournament in the Maldives.

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