The first goal came from Sam Kabba, who sealed the ball from the middle and dribbled to the eighteen yard box, wherein he took an incredible shot, which placed RSLAF in front of the match in 24 minute in the first half. Ibrahim Sillah made the home side comfortable by doubling the lead before the end of the first half.
RSLAF secured runners up title in the Leocem FA cup 2016, after they were thrashed by FC Johansen in the final. Wikki Tourist most net three goals, in the return leg in order to out-favour RSLAF, in the ongoing tournament.
The visiting team Wikki Tourist, fought for a consolation goal, but the home side kept their territory strong, with tactical defensive strategy that exactly fit the description of a military team.
RSLAF, head coach, Alimamy Bangura applauded his players for a welcoming victory.
“In the midst of the storm I was able to emerge victorious, even though it was a complicated match, but I can attest to the fact that my players really impressed me’’ Bangura recounted.
He further explained that the return leg in Nigeria will be a great one, as they will register victory to Sierra Leoneans. He promised
However, Wikki Tourist head coach, refused to grant AYV interview, several opportunities were given to him to express his feelings about the match, but all prove futile, as he out rightly refused to talk.
Musu Kargbo a fan from Murray town barracks said she is happy for the victory and her support didn’t go in vain.
“I will continue to pray for them for permanent victory” Musu said
Ibrahim Sesay a fan of Mountain city Football Club stated
‘’RSLAF really impressed me their performance was great and their efforts does not go in vain’’