Staten Island Spanish Soccer League
KORABI Extra 8-2 Union Latinos
Goal: Abdulla Begai (3), Azmir Dzemoski (2), Adam Hussein (2), Blerim Begai
Staten Island, NY – August 17, 2008 – The first week of the playoff faze started with Korabi dominating the much anticipated game between these rivals with a total of 10 goal scored.
Right from the start it was evident that this would be an offensive game with Korabi scoring in the third minute of play when Azmir Dzemoski headed in a corner kick. It didn’t take long for Union Latinos to even the game with a goal in the 5th minute to even the score at 1-1. In the 10th minute Korabi took the lead for good when Adam Hussein took a midfield pass from Manuel, beat a defender and placed a shot past a helpless Latinos keeper. Azmir scored his second goal in the 15th minute to increase the lead to 3-1. Adam scored his second goal in the 25th minute to increase the lead to 4-1. A few minutes before the end of the half Blerim Begai increased the lead to 5-1 with a thunderous shot from 30 yards out.
The second half was the Abdulla Begai show as he scored a natural hat trick, each time eluding defenders and placing the ball past the keeper giving Korabi a huge 7 goal lead. In the final minutes of the game Latinos scored a consolation goal from the penalty spot.