FC Leytonstone have fun against Farm
PUBLISHED: 11:16 05 December 2014 | UPDATED: 11:16 05 December 2014
Under-nines celebrate win
FC Leytonstone under-nines were able to celebrate after beating Broadwater Farm in their Hackney Marshes League encounter.
A delightful finish by Nyle Bevan put them ahead early on, as he volleyed over the keeper from Issy Barry’s well-delivered corner.
And Ali Khan added a fine brace with a composed finish from close range before an angled drive went in off the Broadwater custodian.
Stones keeper Joseph Winston made a superb double save in the second half to deny the visitors and ensure the victory and manager Frank Belles said: “The boys got their reward for competing well and being full of energy throughout the game.
“It was a thoroughly deserved win enjoyed by the players and supporters alike.”
The under-16s maintained their hold on top spot with a 4-1 win over Reachout, after an impressive hat-trick from Ashtyn Michael.
There was chances at both ends in a frantic first half, with Eddie Allen making some good saves to deny Reachout.
Michael made the most of his opportunities, though, while Victor Adefarakan chipped in with a 25-yard strike to seal the points, as Carlos Gomes hit the woodwork.
Ayat Ndejeye took the man of the match award and assistant manager Nazim Mahmood said: “It’s a very good victory for us. We played well, scored four goals and were unlucky not to get more.”
The under-14s were on the wrong end of a 10-1 defeat against Unity Youth Blue.
They trailed 3-1 at the break, but Unity proved too strong in the second half and netted four goals in a six-minute spell.
Stones will look to bounce back when they face Athletico DFZ this weekend.
FC Leytonstone’s men saw their five-match winning run in the London City Airport League brought to an end by East Ham Inter.
After conceding two early goals, Stones upped the tempo and pulled one back from Micah Stennett.
But Inter went 3-1 up just before the interval and their keeper held firm after the restart, saving a penalty, before their fourth goal. Manager Munaf Abhram said: “We took our foot off the pedal and were punished, but I have faith in my players.
“This is a small setback for us, but it’s a good warning and we will bounce back. We’re really good at that, we’ve shown it before. We’re still in a comfortable position in terms of being title contenders.”
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