LEOCEM FA Cup Round of 16 1st Leg Updates…

Lamboi FC Stunned Al Thababan while Makelleh FC drew Goalless with Freetown City and SLP vs RSLAF ended 1-1

The first leg of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) LEOCEM sponsored FA Cup played over the weekend with Lamboi FC of Lungi thumping Al Thababan FC of Bombali district 4-0 at home while the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) FC were held at home 1-1 by the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) FC.

Lamboi FC, a second division outfit put four past their highly rated opponents in the first half and though the Alan Boys had several opportunities to reduce the score line in the second half, they could settle for nothing more than a goalless second half.

Visiting Makelleh FC of Kabala put up a scintillating performance to pin their host, Freetown City FC to a goalless draw at the Attouga Mini Stadium while FC Johansen managed to scrape through with a 1-0 home victory to Real Mack FC. Kwame Quee converted a penalty in the 63rd minute after the referee awarded a spot kick for a foul on him in the penalty area.

Diamond Stars of Kono managed to secure a 1-0 win over their neighbours, Georma Jorgor of Kailahun at the Koidu mini stadium, while defending FA Cup Champions, Kamboi Eagles takes a 1-0 advantage to their bitter rivals, Bo Rangers after a pulsating encounter at the Kenema City Mini Stadium.

Rising Stars of Bo were put to sword by visiting Yambatui Stars 1-2 at the Coronation Grounds in Bo City in a match full of excitement and brilliant individual performances as well as perfect team work from both youthful teams.

Success FC of Freetown suffered a 2-1 home defeat in the hands of Marampa Stars of Lunsar in a match football pundits have described as entertaining. Mack Charlie put the visitors ahead in the 25th minute at the Parade Grounds but the host cancelled the score in the 60th minute while Alpha Kanu got the winner four minutes to full time.   

The second matches are scheduled for the weekend of the 13th and 14th August, 2016.

The winners of each of the 8 fixtures will bag Two Million, five hundred thousand Leones as progression fee to the quarter finals. See Full Result Below:

Lamboi FC 4       Al Thababan 0

Freetown City 0   Makelleh FC 0

FC Johansen 1     Real Mack FC 0

Freetown City 0   Makelleh FC 0

Kambui Eagles 1 Bo Rangers 0

Diamond Stars 1 Georma Jargoh 0

Rising Stars 1     Yambatui Stars 2

Success FC 1      Marampa Stars 2   

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