street footie took on Ittihad in a match of significance as both teams were desperate for the three points heading into phase two of the Maryland Super Soccer League fall ’22.
The orange army stepped onto the field with a clear view that only a victory could help them arithmetically alive, hoping for a fairytale finish following a less-than-pleasant campaign. The match, however a spectacle for the fans taking several twists and turns until the final whistle.
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Enass Belkhair picked up the match ball after completing a perfect hattrick to seal his fate in the club’s record book as the first player to score three goals in a single match.
The first came in the 37th minute of the game. The deadeye striker picked up a loose pass at the edge of the eighteen-yard line and took a touch with his right foot before freeing himself for the shot on his left that hit the post before landing in the back of the net.
Free in the Box
Enass scored his second goal with only 3 minutes on the clock in the second half to put street footie ahead. He found himself free in the box from a corner to head the ball past an unsuspecting goalkeeper.
Belkhair put the cherry on the ice cake in the 49th minute when he took on his mark before charging at the goalkeeper and executing a sublime chip. Unfortunately, the clock was short of time for the man of the match to rescue the game for the orange army.
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