Tuesday , April 24, 2018

Global advances to final

GLOBAL Cebu FC is off to the finals of the RHB Singapore Cup after a 2-1 victory over Hougang United FC in the second leg of the semifinals last Saturday night at the Hougang Stadium in Singapore.

Darryl Roberts was in superb form and scored another brace. He also had a brace in the first leg of the semifinals, wherein it ended in a 2-2 draw.

Roberts hit the back of the net in just 13 minutes of action. Pablo Aracil equalized with a goal in the 39th minute but Roberts scored his second in the 72nd minute to seal the match.

Global Cebu FC moves on to the championship on a 4-3 aggregate.

Global Cebu FC, which missed the services of skipper Misagh Bahadoran and Amani Aguinaldo, is taking on defending back-to-back champion Albirex Niigata FC in the finals.

Albirex Niigata advanced to the championship round after a 2-1 win over Home United FC in the second leg, winning the semis 5-2 on aggregate. (EKA)