Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – Bo Rangers Football Club faced a resilient challenge in the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) FA Cup match against second-division team Waterloo Football Club at the Bassa Town playing field on Thursday, February 1, 2024.
In a match filled with drama and anticipation, both teams and their fans were eager for goals, but the encounter ended in a goalless draw, leading to a penalty shootout. Bo Rangers FC, a top-flight league team, secured victory in the penalty kicks with a scoreline of four goals to two (4-2), propelling them into the Round of 16 in the ongoing SLFA FA Cup tournament.
Junisa Tonny Kallon, the team manager for Waterloo FC, described the match as tough and commended his boys for their performance throughout the 90 minutes of play. Despite the loss in the penalty shootout, Kallon highlighted the significance of holding a top-tier team like Bo Rangers FC to a draw, emphasizing the positive aspect for the community.
Alhaji Amidu Kallon, a fan of Bo Rangers FC, acknowledged the spirited play of the Waterloo team, describing them as “fry fish Boys” who played like a cohesive unit. He noted that their lack of experience might have contributed to their defeat but was impressed with the organization of the team and the support from the fans. Amidu encouraged the Waterloo team to maintain their spirit and expressed good wishes for their future endeavours. BT/5/2/2024