Shipyard stays in second with narrow win over Espada

Guam Shipyard’s two second-half goals against Table 35/Fuji Ichiban Espada FC at the Guam Football Association National Training Center was enough to keep the team hanging on to second place in the Budweiser Soccer League standings after nine weeks of play.

After Guam Shipyard fell behind 0-1 in the first half, visiting player Reyn Johnson leveled the match in the 63rd minute with a beautiful header for goal that stunned the Espada defense. Twenty minutes later, Guam Shipyard earned a scoring opportunity after a six-second rule violation was called on the Espada keeper. Shipyard’s Ajay Pothen sent the ball to teammate Donald Weakley, who finished the shot for the eventual game winner.


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