An energetic Falcons side produced a thrilling 4 - 3 comback against a disappointing Gunjur Utd FC
Gunjur United squared off with Falcons Football Club at Basori where both sides came with vigor and endurance to face off under a cool weather.
Falcons FC started brightly into the first period to held Gunjur United into their toes and just into the 12mins, Falcon FC took the lead after a thrilling right wing cross from Dave hits the bar before finding the back of the net thus sending their backroom staff into a jubilant mood.
Gunjur United then put upped their tail and masterminded some brilliant performances in search of an equaliser but Falcons defence were disciplined and enforced a much needed resilience but that could not last longer as Gunjur kept pressurising and produced a deserving penalty in the 29th minutes.
Team Captain of Gunjur United Salifu Bojang alias Bapa took up responsibilities and stroke a well taken penalty that the custodian failed to deal well with and Gunjur levelled matters 1-1 in the 29mins.
Gunjur United didn't relent in their efforts as the equaliser intensified their spirit and that resulted to another strike as Gunjur United took a 2-1 lead after mounting pressure on Falcon. A young sensational Zala with a brilliant re-bounce before the break and Gunjur United went into the break with a deserving first lead!!!
Upon redemption of the second half, Gunjur United weren't contented as they came with a high flying spirit and pinned Falcons back and then took another lead again courtesy of Mbemba alias Iniesta who has all the physical ability and audacity to unleashed a low strike after a well taken long through pass from Miestro Bapa. Gunjur United 3-1 Falcons FC in the 60mins.
Then came the uncalculated and unwise substitutes after Gunjur gaffer made couple of withdrawal of Meen Faal, Baaa Doudou whose withdrawal left Gunjur's defence exposed and weak and Falcons capitalised and strengthened their attacking forces.
Falcons kept asking lots of questions from Gunjur in just 25mins to go with a helter shelter performance and it didn't take Falcons long until they pulled one back 3-2.
Falcons kept an all attacking football threatening Gunjur United and the introduction of Leo paid some dividend as he kept building and delivering some excellent crosses and that got the striker with an option to head a well taken one into the back of the net and that left Gunjur desperate and dramatised 3-3.
Falcons FC never relent and were all in attack to find all 3points as they mastermind some classical and magical moments after destabilising the defence of their opponent and leaving them exposed and with just few minutes remaining on stoppage time, an astonishing beautiful cross from the right wing from leo travelled long into the air and a timely Baidu's arrival never hesitate to one time tap it home to give Falcons FC a late and deserving 4-3 comeback that sent their fans and backroom staff into a wild jubilant mood towards the corner flag and few minutes into that, the central referee whistled to bring an end to the much hard - fought win for Falcons FC thus leaving Gunjur United deeply disappointed and in desperate mood. It ended Gunjur United 3-4 Falcons FC.