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2-1 Bea Hits Watanga To Drop LISCR Position

By S. Siapha Mulbah
The Liberia Football Orange National League over the weekend increased and highlighted the splendid overhaul of teams by the Cape Mount-based club, the Bea Mountain’s in round 15.
As they have not yet been defeated, the Gold Boys on Sunday collected all three points from the current league title holders, Watanga Football Club at the examination’s hall of football in Monrovia.
After nine minutes of play between the two top rivals at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, Watanga saw one of her outstanding defenders given red card in a troubling position with a foul that nearly resulted to a penalty.
Prince Kennedy who was sent off early for a wrongful interception with Ketu Jerbo did not in any way intimidate the defending champions as Coach Cooper Sannoh’s 10 men continuously chased Robert Lartey’s 11 men and found the back of the net first.
In the 33rd minute, Sheik Sesay fearlessly drove through the defense of the Gold Boys till he netted for his side to lead the league-leaders this season.
It became all dramatic at the ATS when Sesay’s celebration ended abruptly when substitute Sam Kollie rapidly responded, thereby redeeming Bea Mountain after almost two minutes of play, before the first half ending peacefully with 1-1 for the two teams.
From recess, it was still as sensational to have the two coaches that shared spoils in the first phase almost repeating a draw. It ended for mountaineers to extend their undefeated record after playing 15 league games.
Edward Ledlum in 85 minutes converted it from the spot to a winning goal that brought the Liberia International Ships and Cooperate Registry (LISCR) from atop.
LISCR’s 3-2 victory over MUSCAT at the Tusa Field in Gardersville last Friday gave her the league table for 48 hours with 33 points pending the clash between Bea and Watanga.
Until the round 16 gets underway, Bea Mountain remains the table-leader with 35 points with 26 goals scored and five goals conceded throughout the campaign.
Sitting second, is the Shipping Boys from LISCR with33 points; goal difference of 17 from 10 won games followed by current champions, Watanga in third place with 29 points.
In Nimba County, Kwado convincingly whipped Sandi 3-0 giving thanks to Jonathan Eke brace and Josephus Mantor’s addition that gave and secured her fourth place maintenance.
Nimba United and Heaven Eleven settled at a 1-1 draw at the North Star Stadium in Mount Barclay as host Nimba United stayed at bottom place with 11 points in the relegation zone along with Invincible Eleven and Freeport FC.

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