FA Cup: VB Addu FC 4 - 6 AYL: VB knocked out of FA Cup

Sep 12, 2012 - 12:19:12 | Mohammed Sajid
All Youth Linkage (AYL) players celebrate after winning the penalty shoot out. (MSPhoto: Abdullah Abheedh)

Male', MALDIVES – VB Addu FC has been knocked out from FA Cup 2012 by All Youth Linkage (AYL) in penalty shootout after a 2 -2 draw in the 120 minutes of play. AYL scored all their 4 penalties in the shootout while Ashfan and Faruhad missed their spot kick for VB.

In the 18th minute Moosa delivered a good through pass to Santosh but Santosh shot from inside the penalty area went directly in to goalkeeper Ziyazan.

In the next minute Zubair’s back header went dangerously towards his own goal, but goalkeeper Siyaad dived and punched the ball to a corner kick.

Issey dribbled past three defenders of AYL and scored for VB even after beating goalkeeper in the 23rd minute of the game.

Abu wasted an open goal scoring chance in the 31st minute, Abu’s one touch shot from Bonda’s left flank cross went in to Siyaad’s gloves.

Two minutes remaining in the first half, Abu fired a powerful shot from close range but Siyaad superbly punched the ball to clear the danger.

Stephane penetrated VB defense line and took shot from inside the penalty area in the 58th minute, but Ziyazan saved the ball with his effort.

VB extended their lead in the 65th minute with a strike from substitute player Ashad Ali. His weak shot rolled in to the goal after a slight touch from Siyaad.

Ten minutes later Muaz cut the deficit for AYL clipping his shot from edge of the penalty area in to the left bottom corner of the goal.

Three minutes later Faruhad’s clearance ball from edge of the penalty area turned backwards to his own goal over goalkeeper, but Ziyazan sprint and cleared the ball from goal line.

Six minutes remaining in the clock, AYL leveled the game with a fine finish from Stephane. Santosh gave a good through pass and Stephane past his shot in to the far bottom corner of the goal while Ziyazan came up to block the ball.

After 4 minutes of added time match dragged in to the extra time with the remained 2 – 2 score line.

Bonda saw his powerful free kick from near the penalty area hit the crossbar and deflect out in the 106th minute of the game.

Ziyazan produced a vital save in the 115th minute for Moudo’s powerful shot from out side the penalty area.

Match leads to penalty shootout after 120 minutes of play as score remained unchaged 2 – 2.

Penalty shootout:

Ismail (Issey) (VB Addu FC) – SCORED: 3 -2

Stephane (AYL) – SCORED: 3 – 3

Shamweel (Bonda) (VB Addu FC) - SCORED: 4 - 3

Moosa (AYL) – SCORED: 4 – 4

Ashfan (VB Addu FC) – OUT (over the crossbar): 4 -4

Muaz (AYL) – SCORED – 4 -5

Faruhad (VB Addu FC) – OUT (hit the post): 4 – 5

Yaamin (AYL) – SCORED: 4 – 6



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Thofi Ahmed on Sep 12
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Looks like changing the name didn't do them any good. I feel bad for Vanli, VB doesn't deserve a coach like him.
Addu on Sep 12
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Addu he namah ves huthuru. Addu created so many good players and now look at what vb has done
Sam on Sep 12
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HAHAHAHAHHAHA,,,,, vb is nthn without dhagey.... so start believing it now...
hussain on Sep 12
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nothing to surprise here.. with quality players VB also did well in the past..!