Koupa 3 wins Southern leg Besta Cup

first_imgThey defeated Koupa team two 2-1 yesterday in the grand final at Bisini Soccer Ground after four days of competition.Team 3 was the first to score through Karo Waea 16 minutes into the first half and they managed to prevent Team 2 from scoring throughout the rest of the first half.Team 2 bounced back in the second half equalizing the score at 1-1 through Eki Vali in the 76th minute of the game.The rest of the second half was tense as pressure continued to build with a lot of missed opportunities from both teams.The supporters cheered their favourite team on with more pressure put on the goal keepers who managed to stop a few difficult goal attempts.Finally in the 88 minute, Walo Lini struck the ball from the corner into the net for Team 3, taking them up to 2-1.Despite fighting back, Team 2 couldn’t go past the fast backline defence of Team 3 who sailed through to victory.In the women’s final, Port Moresby Soccer Association finished winners, beating NCD Public Servants Association 1-0 thanks to a goal by captain Deslyn Sune.Sune also captained the PNG team that played in the 2015 Pacific Games.All four teams will represent the Southern Region at the Besta Cup finals in Lae at the end of next month.last_img