street footie Football Club traveled across state lines to face Untouchable Lions on 1/10/2023 and walked away with their first win of the year.
It was a freezing night for football, but neither team was deterred from showup and putting on a show. The orange army was eager to reply to the two sides’ first meeting scoreline.
Threaten the Goal
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street footie began the game nervously and allowed Untouchable Lions to threaten their goal in the game’s early minutes. Indeed a wake-up call and a sign that the opposition meant business and wouldn’t let the game go lightly for the traveling club. A show of grit and energy was enough to force a turnaround and allow the Orange Army to settle the match.
Grew in Confidence
As the game continued, street footie grew in confidence, but the team opened the score line when Pablo walked onto the field. He played a smooth one-time pass from the right flank to find Alfred in the middle of the goal, who slotted it home and sent footie into the break a goal up.
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Scoring early in the first half brought an even warmer feeling to the camp. street footie introduced several new faces, and they didn’t disappoint. Well received by the current squad, the new boys were able to bring a flair of their own.
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In an interview after the game, assistant manager William Quist was quoted as, “The boys displayed the kind of football you would like to see on television. We still have some work towards building a team where our subs reserves equal the standards of the starting eleven, and we are heading in the right direction.”
street footie ended the match in resounding style after Untouchable Lions fought back to settle the deficit. Eddie’s hit the ball from the right side of the field, and it flew beyond the goalkeeper to tie the match in the last minute of the game.
Final Game before the Rowland Cup
steet footie can now set their sight on the final game before the Rowland Cup 2023 and the start of their campaign in the Howard County League. It’s an exciting start to the year for street footie, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds.
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Contested for the Duration
street footie faced United Premier Soccer League side Fredrick Kings in a fixture took back the clock but was remnant of their previous meeting, and while the friendly factor came to play, the game remained contested for its duration. Just five months ago, the Orange Army played their first eleven-aside match with Fredrick kings their opposition. street footie and Fredrick Kings have matured from their amateur ranks, making their stamp on semi pro-football Fall 2022.