New Radiant lifts Ooredoo Dhivehi Premier League
Ali Fasir scored the opening goal against TC Sports today (Photo: Ibrahim Faid)

New Radiant lifts Ooredoo Dhivehi Premier League

MF News Service 19 November 2017 - 17:58

Male', MALDIVES - New Radiant Sports Club clinched Ooredoo Dhivehi Premier League after a 3-2 win against TC Sports Club on Sunday. 

New Radiant secured 36 points from 13 games and second placed TC Sports Club got 29 points. Maziya Sports and Recreation Club lies on third position with 24 points.

TC Sports Club started the match without their two key players; Ahmed Farrah and Khali due to suspension.

New Radiant Sports Club started the match very well and broke the deadlock just after 2 minutes into the game. Ali Fasir received the ball inside the box and shot it into the bottom corner of the net.

New Radiant doubled the lead after 7 minutes from a descent header by Gallardo from a corner kick by Fasir.

After the two early goal from New Radiant, TC coach Mohamed Nizam introduced Naiz Hassan into the game.

New Radiant took full advantage of the two early goals and created very good opportunities to score even after that. Ali Ashfaq, Ali Fasir and Gallardo missed the chances they got before the half time.

TC Sports Club started the second half with a substitution.

Abdulla Haneef tested keeper Imran Mohamed from a free kick on the edge of the penalty area.

Ali Fasir changed the score to 3-0 from a descent volley inside the box. Ali Ashfaq pass the ball to Fasir after beating two players from TC Sports.

Ibrahim Mahudhee scored the only goal for TC Sports in the 79th minute from a close range shot. Three minutes later Ibrahim Mahudhee changed the score to 3-2 after a great solo effort inside the box.

Maziya Sports and Recreation Club will play against Club Green Streets tonight at 2100 hours.

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