Young Boys hit Veterans in Malenda Cup

12Jul 2018
The Guardian Reporter
Mloka Rufiji
The Guardian
Young Boys hit Veterans in Malenda Cup

YOUNG Boys FC chalked maximum points after beating Mloka Veterans by 2-1 goals in a highly contested Malenda Super Cup match played at the Mwaseni venue on Tuesday.

A full packed ground saw the two rival teams progressing to the dressing rooms while deadlocked.

A wind of change swept after the resumption with Young Boys taking control of the game. Barely quarter of an hour after restart had the boys made their presence felt when Said Kitenga made the difference with a stunning goal.

The game took another amplitude as Veterans fought hard for an equalizer. The boys dashed hopes of the Veterans as the besieged their opponents’ goal with frequent attacks.

Their efforts paid off with additional goal ten minutes ahead of the final whistle with Jaffer Makuka posting his name into the score sheet.

When spectators though the game was over, the Veterans secured a slim lifeline to score a consolation goal through a penalty deep into stoppage time.

The score ended stood at 2-1 as Young Boys share the lead at the top of the leaderboard with Mwaseni City on three points, two goals for and one against.

The Malenda Super Cup matches continued yesterday as group B teams of Mibuyu Saba and Saka Upate locked horns at Mwaseni venue.

Group B matches continues today when Msona playing Mloka Veterans at Mibuyu Saba venue according to the fixture released by tournament coordinator Hadji Mtoteke.

Meanwhile, the tournament’s organizers disclosed Upate team has been kicked out of the event. The team was excluded at the beginning of the tournament owing to disciplinary measures.

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