GOMO earns their first ever win of the league humbling GELEPHU FC 5-1 at Ugyen Academy Ground today. The new team from Punakha climbs to the 8th position on the table today surpassing RINPUNG FC.
Breaking the tedious deadlock at 30 minutes, the GOMO defense Gayden Rinchen put the home team in front when his long range kick bounced right in front of the GELEPHU FC goalie Kuenzang Dorji to hit the back of the net. Defense Tandin Dorji doubled their lead within 2 minutes by slotting in the free kick right pass the opponent’s goalie. Nevertheless, the Sarpang District League 2021 winner kept the young team threatened with counterattacks but they remained goalless ending the first half in 2-0 win of GOMO FC.
The second half swung on the side of the young team from Punakha as the little lad Migma Dorji Limbu found the net shortly after the break. He gave his second shot on the net at 85th minute when the hosts were awarded a free kick for handball in the D-area on visitors Captain Tashi Dorji who was send out after being shown the red card. Little Migma completed his treble at 90 minutes when the team yet again got a free kick for a foul in the D-area. However, GELEPHU FC claimed their consolation goal during the added time, ending the game in 5-1 by the full time.
The away team squandered numerous glorious chances and GOMO goalie Karma Dorji gave the league some fabulous saves today. “We are going to train and work on our weaknesses. We will surely comeback stronger.” Said Mr. Mindu, the optimistic boss of GELEPHU FC.
For the next match, we will have UGYEN ACADEMY FC vs DRUK LHAYUL FC.