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Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars defeat Equatorial Guinea in an empty stadium

Posted by – September 10th, 2013

Leone Stars defeated Equatorial Guinea by three goals to two (3-2) past Saturday September 7 in their last group B match in an empty stadium in Freetown. Both teams failed to proceed to the next stage of the Brazil 2014 World Cup.
Mustapha Bangura put the home side in the 21st minute of play, and Leone Stars skipper Ibrahim Obreh Kargbo made it two nil in the 38 minutes.
In the 68 minutes, Alhassan Kamara made it three to put the home side in a comfortable position. The visiting team came on strong in the last 10 minutes of the match to score two goals which put the stadium in a frenzy thinking that the visiting team will level the score.
This is Leone Stars second win in the competition after drawing two and losing two to end the qualifying series with eight points securing third spot, while their opponent failed to win a single match after losing 4 matches and drawing 2 to secure 2 points staying at the bottom of the table.
This is the first win of Coach Jonathan Mckinstry in 3 matches after a draw and a loss.
Monday September 09, 2013