Solomon Cup: Makira Ulawa collects another victory as Renbel Ibis celebrate late winner

The traditional Solomon Cup continued this Thursday with two thrilling games at Lawson Tama Stadium; the first match of the day saw the Kakamorans of Makira Ulawa to collect their second victory in a row in the tournament against Isabel Frigates.

After a goalless first half, at the 59th minute of the game Philip Polancos opened the scoreline in favour of the team in black. The match proved to be very constested by both sides; the team coached by George Fafale could only confirm their three points in the clasg in the late stages of the game: George Andrew Hanua scored his third goal in the tournament and doubled the lead for Makira. Just one minute later Climson Wari Mauto confirmed their win with one more goal scored. The final scoreline was in favour of Makira Ulawa: 3-0.

Makira Ulawa collected their second victory in two games played – SIFF Media

The second match of the day was even more contested; the Batram Suri coached side Renbel Ibis had to battle until the last minute of the game to confirm their first win in the competition against Central Shields.

Only at the 93th minute of the game Renbel Ibis took the lead with a header of Lavenstar Puia – you can watch the goal here. The first win of Ibis in the tournament put them in position to contest for one spot in the decisive phase of the 2020 Solomon Cup.

You can check the current table, top scorers and recent results of the competition by visiting the tournament’s session in our site!


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