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Sahib helps Press win over City Strikers

Zanzeer Singh
Monday, June 19, 2017

NATIONAL rep Zibraaz Sahib starred for Press in their 4-1 victory against City Strikers during the Lautoka Football Association local league competition at Nadovu Park yesterday.

Sahib controlled the midfield and linked well with the strike force. He scored a brace of goals. City Strikers conceded an own goal.

James Pillay got his name on the score sheet for Press while Shafil Khan scored for City United.

Press coach Lambert Sarju said they could have won by a higher margin.

Sarju said they were not organised in the first half.

He said the boys failed to hold possession.

"We need to improve especially with our passing," Sarju said.

"At half time I made some positional changes and things turned around for us."

Press the defending champions is sponsored by Oceania Water Group. The side is unbeaten in the competition.

In another match, City United defeated Andhra 2-1. Samuela Drudru and Shameem Ali scored the goals for City United while Shabir Ali scored for Andhra.

Vitogo Youth thrashed Black Town 5-1 while Tavakubu beat Rifle Range 2-1.

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