By Staff Reporter
EXIM Bank Tanzania FC popularly known as ‘Innovation team’ has defeated PWC 5-2 during a friendly match played at Karume Stadium in Dar es Salaam at the weekend.
During the match that was watched by different spectators, Exim Bank FC lead in ball possession consequently earning their first goal in the 20th minute thanks to Lusajo Adam while in the 22th minute Norbert Misana doubled the team’s lead and by the end of the first half, Exim Bank FC was leading 2-0.
PWC made some changes during the second half and in the 47th and 54th minutes of the game PWC scored two goals to equalize after getting two open chances as a result of Exim FC defenders failing to stop PWC forwarders from scoring the equalizers.
Exim Bank through Norbert Misana scored other two goals, the third goal in the 55th minutes, and the fourth in the 70th minute of the match before Rogers Timoth sealed the lead in the 85th minute that saw Exim Bank FC emerge victorious after the final whistle.
Speaking shortly after the final whistle of the game, Norbert Misana who emerged as the game’s best player said the match was rather easier as compared to their previous matches.
“Sincerely, we played much better as compared to PWC. Today our team was very much organized in the middlefield, that why we took a full control of the game. We have played as a team throughout the entire match that has helped us to create a lot of chances.
“Our opponent, PWC is a better team, but today I think our team, every player has been in top form following enough training we had and I believe with this kind of spirit, our team will go a long way.
“We normally, do training every weekend. This trend of training on weekly basis does not only gives us the fitness to beat every opponent who come to play with us but it also puts us into a good shape with sharp minds and healthier bodies hence enable us doing our jobs as Exim Bank employees effectively,” said Norbert Misana.
Exim Bank FC middle-fielder Mustafa Juma (right) dribbles the ball during a friendly match with PWC football team played at Karume Stadium in Dar Es Salaam at the weekend. Exim Bank FC won by 5-2. (Photo by our correspondent).
Exim Bank FC player Edwin Setebe dribbles the ball during a friendly match with PWC football team played at Karume Stadium in Dar Es Salaam at the weekend. Exim Bank FC won by 5-2. (Photo by our correspondent).
Published: Saturday 28th June, 2014