Unbeaten Belait teams lock horns

Daniel Lim

HR FT beat Liang Lumut ST 3-0 to get a leg up in the Belait District Football League at the Seria Arena Football Field on Sunday.

Both teams topped the league as both remained undefeated until their clash. HR FT started out strong in the first half, scoring two goals in the 10th and 35th minute mark. The lead was extended as HR FT scored another goal 12 minutes into the second half.

Meanwhile, the match between Nelayan FT and Akhdan ST came close to the wire as both teams were neck and neck early in the first half with Akhdan ST scoring in the 44th minute mark.

The lead was undone by Akhdan ST with an own goal, which tied the match. It was expected to end in a draw until a successful penalty kick by Akhdan ST mere minutes before full time pushed the team to a 3-2 victory.

Mengelella FC will face Hoist FC on August 7 while Nusantara FC and Akhdan ST will kick off on August 8.

HR FT and Liang Lumut ST players in action. PHOTO: JEFFERY JAMALUDIN