MPFA U14s return with a narrow win over SuperStars as U16s suffer first loss of the season
Mees Palace Football Academy (MPFA) U14s got back to action this weekend in the Tsenba Wummen League as they defeated Superstars U14s 1-0 to remain top of the standings going into matchday 25 next weekend.
Although it was a cagy affair from both sides as chances came far and in between, it was midfielder Fabian Peter who held his nerves to calmly slot home the ball just before the interval to give our boys the lead.
Despite numerous efforts from Super Stars to get back level on terms, our defense marshaled by Weng Amos was resolute to keep them at bay.
Elsewhere, our U16s suffered their first loss of the season after a late own goal from our goalkeeper gave Samba Boys a 1-0 victory at the dearth.
There was plenty of actions in the First Half but there was no breakthrough from either team. It was the bright opening from Mees Palace that the gaffer, Longji Mikuk had demanded after some recent slow starts.
Sumfat Julius came close to scoring the opening goal In the 15th minute but his shot was saved by Samba Boys goalkeeper.
We started the second half on the back foot and that allowed Samba Boys to grow Into the game, as they created some chances but failed to take advantage of it. Our boys took the initiative from there as they began to mount some pressure on the defence of Samba boys just after the hour Mark.
Goal maestro, Ahmed Musa who started from the bench came close to scoring after his Introduction but Samba Boys goalkeeper kept his team in the game with a wonderful save. Both teams created little Chances afterward, but Mees Palace goalkeeper, Vincent Dominic gifted young boys the winner in the 92nd minutes after he deflected Abubakar Ahmed’s corner into his own net.