Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – East End Lions FC, a formidable team in this year’s Leone Rock Premier League, secured their first win on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, after five matches played, breaking a streak of four consecutive draws. The victory adds three crucial points to their tally, bringing them to a total of 7 points from 5 matches.
During the match at the Trade Centre playing field, the host team, East End Lions, took the lead in the 28th minute of play with a goal by Sulaiman Kargbo. However, the visitor, Ibrahim Bangura, leveled the score for the opposing team just before the break. In the second half, East End Lions were determined to secure their first win, and they achieved this with two goals by Alie Conteh and Kandeh Turay.
In another match, Mighty Blackpool faced a setback, losing to Ports Authority by two goals to one (2-1). This marks Mighty Blackpool’s second consecutive defeat after their loss to Lamboi FC in Lungi by two goals to zero over the weekend. Despite the defeats, they maintain a standing of 9 points from 5 matches.
Meanwhile, in Makeni, Banthal FC defeated Wusum Stars with a solitary goal, winning the match 1-0. Adebayor Black was the difference-maker with his 78th-minute goal, helping Banthal FC maintain an unbeaten run and move up to second place with 9 points, securing two wins and three draws.
In another fixture, Bo Rangers FC displayed dominance by defeating Kahunla Rangers FC with a convincing three goals to zero (3-0). This victory boosts Bo Rangers FC to a commendable 13 points from 5 matches, having won three and drawn two matches.
The Leone Rock Premier League continues to witness intense competition and thrilling moments as teams strive for supremacy in each encounter. East End Lions’ breakthrough win and the varying outcomes across matches add to the excitement and unpredictability of this year’s football season. BT/8/12/2023