In a thrilling football encounter at the Aliu Mahama Stadium in Tamale, Steadfast FC managed to secure a well-deserved 2-0 victory against Maana FC. Steadfast FC was determined to bounce back after their initial loss to Techiman Heroes, and they displayed unwavering determination on the field.
Coach Abdul Hanan fielded an experienced lineup, featuring players like Yakubu Labandoo, Partrick Amartey, Ibrahim Bashiru, Shadrak Kwabena Domson, and more. This lineup demonstrated the team’s readiness to claim a victory and showed their intent from the very beginning.
The match got off to an electrifying start when Abdulai Yakubu Labandoo, a recent signing from the premier league side Real Tamale United, found the back of the net on the 7th minute. This early goal sent the home fans into a frenzy and set the tone for the match.
Steadfast FC didn’t stop at just one goal; they were determined to seal the victory convincingly. Vincent Nyarko, who came off the bench, made a significant impact by scoring the second goal at the nick of time, ensuring that the home team claimed all three points.
On the other side of the pitch, Maana FC was eager to capitalize on their previous victory against Wa Powers on Matchday one. They pushed hard for an equalizer but found themselves facing a resilient Steadfast FC defense. Players like Partrick Amartey, Shadrak Kwabena, Mohammed Issahak, Christopher Buah, and goalkeeper Abubakar Tahiru combined their efforts to thwart Maana FC’s attempts to find the back of the net.
With this victory, the “Gangdu Boys” of Steadfast FC now have 3 points in their name, and they are undoubtedly hungry for more success in the upcoming away game against Wa Powers. This win not only signifies their determination but also serves as a statement of intent for the rest of the league. Steadfast FC’s fans have something to smile about, and they are looking forward to more exciting matches and victories in the future.
By: Musah Abdul-Rahim