Ceres FC Wins Over Home United in Zonal Finals
The home crowd trooped to Panaad Stadium and support for the Ceres Negros Football Club that have succumbed to a loss against Home United FC of Singapore. Defending the “Home”, the Busmen lead Singapore by 1-0 in the opening minutes of the match courtesy of Elmer Porteria.
Ceres’ Manny Ott (8) dribble the ball against Home United’s Hariss Harun (2) during the early minutes of the first half while “Man of the Match” teammate Stephan Shrock (12) look on.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)
Teammate Manny Ott score a penalty goal outside the box in the 41st minute to extend the lead by 2.
In the post match confab, Ceres Coach Risto Vidakovic said that his players went out to play in front of the home crowd, all in high spirits and lots of intensity. Stephan Shrock was everywhere in the field, playing defense and opening offensive possibilities for the team as it controlled the tempo of the entire game.
The home crowd was announced at 7,500, fans came out even on a week day. Vidakovic also said that he is happy with the result and is seeing the health of the players as they continue their preparations for the upcoming games.* (OSBayog)