DEBUTANTS Kula FC registered their first point of the 2021/2022 TSL season following their nil all draw with Honiara City FC side at Lawson Tama, Sunday.
Kula had to work hard to earn their first point despite playing against a nine men City side after two of their players received red cards.
It was a golden opportunity for Kula FC to bag their first three points, however failed to make it past City who resorted to defensive play.
Fans and supporters were certainly disappointed with Kula FC for wasting such an golden opportunity to get their first win.
Coach Alick Collin however is satisfied with the result saying it goes in line with their proposed progress since most of his players are new to the TSL level of competition.
“As I’ve said, we are slowly picking up from each matches played.
“We are working towards game five 5 with the aim to win our first match.
“The draw shows a positive that we are progressing well.
“At the moment we need to work on our scoring ,” Collin said.
City coach Jerry Allen is impressed with the teams fighting spirit, admitting its was not easy but his players pulled off a great stand with two men down.
“We knew it will be tough after two of our players were sent off.
“I told the players to stick to the game plan and that is to win or draw but then it fell back to plan B.
“I’m proud of the boys for their patience and discipline despite playing with two men down,” he said.
Meanwhile, Laugu went to top of the TSL table with nine points following their following their 6-0 win against Southern United FC.
Laugu led the first half 2-0 before extending their lead with another four unanswered goals in the second half.
Meanwhile, defending champions Henderson Eels now sits on the second place with seven points after their 2-2 draw with a ten men Central Coast FC side in Sunday’s second match.
By CARLOS ARUAFU