School Sport: Five-star Seven Kings shine

PUBLISHED: 15:21 26 February 2016 | UPDATED: 15:21 26 February 2016

Local schools are battling it out for honours this term (pic: George Phillipou/TGSPHOTO)

Local schools are battling it out for honours this term (pic: George Phillipou/TGSPHOTO)

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Seven Kings 5 King Solomon 0

Seven Kings High School’s sixth form football squad returned to winning ways after the winter break with a comfortable victory over borough rivals King Solomon this week.

After an even start, Kings took the lead from six yards out through Jonathon Mondua, following a knock-down from a corner.

The game continued to be in the balance, but Kings’ competitive edge saw them look more threatening and just before half time King Solomon were hit with a double whammy as Mondua set up Hakim Ghani before scoring his second with a half volley from 18 yards.

The second half continued in the same manner, with Kings playing on the last man to get behind the defence as often as possible.

The home defence looked solid and more than capable of dealing with the neat football from King Solomon and the fourth goal proved the best of the match with a quick break by Kings seeing Mondua turn down the chance for a hat trick to set up Ufuoma Omonigho for a tap in.

It was a case of déjà vu just before the end of the game as a strong, marauding run and shot from Francis Ewa resulted in a save from the impressive keeper, only for Ufuoma to tap in from eight yards.

PE teacher James Roberts said: “It was a wholly satisfying win, with Kings looking forward to their next game against Woodbridge next week. Man of match goes to Jonathon with two goals and two assists.”

Seven Kings: Teerath, Moin, Morgan, Robert, Albey, Damola, Sali, Ufuoma, Yusuf Hussain, Hakim, Jonathon, Mahir, Francis.

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