The weather was pretty good, and a crowd of 3616 had shown up at 방학 운동장
for the match. Béla Prokopp
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Mathias Bernclau
and Anker Holland
BangHak tactics involved an interesting 5-4-1 combination.
Starters: Julkunen - Barreteau, Biazzi, Deisl, Kiković, Ilse - Hangl, Sterl, Li, Pacheco - De La Cruz.
Nairobi started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
They fielded: Zuccaro - Ploom, de Sá, Bakalli, Chesire - Muzorewa, Kipketer, Teixeira, Kiplagat - Pacheco, Pincella.
Pressing was the tactic of the day for BangHak.
BangHak pressed their opponents, causing the game to be a bit of a stalemate at times.
BangHak's talent at pressing frustrated the spectators as the game became a dire midfield struggle.
Halftime score was 0 - 0.
Possession in this half belonged to BangHak, who controlled the ball 64 percent of the time.
As the 46 minute mark approached, the BangHak coach decided it was time for a substitution. S. Biazzi
reluctantly made way for M. Nöttinghof
on the pitch.
After some beautiful movement down the left wing, F. Kiković
scored for BangHak putting them ahead 1 - 0, after 47 minutes.
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, A. Teixeira
got himself booked. The manager of Nairobi was not happy.
The pressing tactics used by BangHak were successful as the ball remained close to the half way line at all times.
Nairobi's A. Chesire
refused to leave the field after injuring his achilles tendon after 79 minutes.
At this time in the match, BangHak were using their skill at pressing to successfully stifle the game.
BangHak claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 65 percent.
performed admirably for BangHak.
was a disappointment, however.
Nairobi's top performer was clearly S. Pincella
On the other hand, M. Muzorewa
's play was disheartening.
The match ends 1 - 0.