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Burj Khalifa Interquater Competition: Check Point Records First Victory

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By Nidum Ita*

The second day of play of the ongoing Burj Khalifa Interquater Competition saw Check Point FC recording their first victory after edging Bokwaongo FC 1-0 in a mouth-watering encounter.

The encounter that took place at the GTHS Molyko Field was a vital one for both sides with Check Point seeking for a first victory in two games while Bokwaongo needed a win to gaurantee a quarter finals place.

When the first segment of the game commenced, it was Check Point that enjoyed the ball possesion, creating a series of goal scoring chances. However, they failed to be clinacal in front of goal as they squandered all their chances. They were denied by the woodwork on two ocassions.

The first segment ended with both sides failing to break the deadlock as they go on recess.

When both sides return for the second stanza, it was Bokwaongo FC that posed so much threat against the homeside. Despite these threats, they failed to get the curtain raiser.

With substitions from both gaffers bringing fresh legs as the minutes of the game die down to seconds, the tempo of the game increased but goals were far fetched.

At the 84th minute, Check Point FC were for the third time in the encounter, denied by woodwork to the dismay of their fans.

However, at the 89th minute, Check Point forward, Bertivert Ndifor got the curtain raiser with a sublime finish.

This eventually was the lone goal in the encounter as it ended 1-0.

With this result, Check Point FC saw their Quarter finals hopes kept alive.

Bertivert Ndifor was awarded the Buea United FC Man of The Match award.

 

(UB Journalism Student)

 

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