TanHoldings rules Kanoa in men’s soccer
TanHoldings Football Club ruled Kanoa Football Club, 6-2, in the continuation of the Marianas Soccer League Fall 2022 Division A game last Oct. 16 at the NMI Soccer Training Center in Koblerville.
The first goal was rattled in the 13th minute as Jireh Yobech cut through the keeper to score for TanHoldings. Minutes went by as both teams traversed the field with no goals until the 32nd minute by Kanoa’s Brian Lubao to tie the game up.
Yobech found the ball under his feet once more in the 45th minute and catapulted it to the net for a one-point lead. He then completed the hat-trick third goal five minutes later for a two-point lead over Kanoa. Kanoa’s Andruw Omelau then scored what is to be their final goal in the 55th minute.
However, TanHoldings wasn’t done yet as Isiah Hossain kept the goals coming when he scored two of his own and the last goal was made by Yobech once again for the final score of 6-2.
U17 NT 5, Paire 0 The U17 NT boys silenced Paire, 5-0 in another Division A game of the night.
Eleven minutes into the game, Leland Deleon Guerrero scored the first goal and that was it for the first half.
Paire couldn’t get a bite on the ball while the U17 boys found the net again four more times in the second half, contributed by Philip Megino’s two goals, and Wataru Kadokura, and Ruben Guerrero’s one goal each.
Hana FC 2, Old B Bank 1 Hana Football Club slipped past Old B Bank, 2-1 in the first Division B game of the night.
The first half consisted of missed opportunities and rejection as both teams almost ended up with goose-eggs, but Hana’s Ace Lee managed to maneuver the ball into the net to break the game open in the 33rd minute.
Teammate Timothy Tawinpay followed up in the second half to bring them up 2-0 with the time running out for Old B Bank. Old B Bank’s Rex De Jose finally scored in the 65th minute but it was too late to play catch up with Hana as the game ended.
Matansa 6, Chang Bai Hu 1 Matansa made Chang Bai Hu eat the dust, 6-1, in the last Division B game of the night.
Just four minutes into the game, Juhn Tenorio of Matansa broke through the goal. Chang Bai Hu struggled in the first half as they came up empty while Matansa’s Harry Kapwich, Garret Weaver, and Dylan Mister collectively scored three goals for a 4-0 lead.
Min Guang Xu of Chang Bai Hu finally found the back of the net in the 52nd minute but that was their first and last goal of the night.
Gabriel Arkoh Jr. and Jacob Arkoh scored the last two goals of the game for the final tally of 6-1.
Published by Saipan Tribune - Oct 25 2022