Male’, MALDIVES - New Radiant Sports Club and national team goalkeeper Imran Mohamed’s extra ordinary goal against Victory in the president’s cup final has caught the eyes of international media outlets.
Imran scored the goal from 115 yards out from a punt kick to score his second career goal.
In huffingtonpost, they compared the goal with Pat Jenning’s goal at Old Trafford in the 1967 Charity Shield.
In Portugal’s diariodigital, the heading says “goalkeeper scores a goal from his defensive field”
In Argentina’s Toda Pasion, it describes that Imran was helped with his colleague’s butterfingers.
Speaking exclusively to Maldivesoccer.com, Imran said that he was surprised and couldn’t even believe that he scored a goal.
“I was surprised, at first I couldn’t even believe that I scored that goal. I am very happy that I scored a goal and that made our team into the finals”.
“I am so happy that I was the captain today and I scored a goal”.
Both these teams will face each other in the finals of the President’s Cup today at 1550hrs.