Praia, May 8 (Inforpress) – Sporting da Praia won the Praia Cup 2017 in the final held at the Varzea Stadium on Sunday, beating “Os Garridos” 5-3 in the shoot-out for a penalty, after a one-ball in the 90 minute regulation.
The Sao Domingos team, curiously already drop back into the second division, was ahead on this tournament when inaugurating the “placard” in the first half, but the Lion team reestablished the equality in the second half by Admar.
Lito Aguiar, a former captain of the Cabo Verde national team, highlighted the “twin set” of his team, claiming to be the result of a “serious and very dedicated work” carried out during the year.
Meanwhile, the “Os Garridos”, coach Lenine showed himself surrendered to the performance of his athletes before a “strong team like Sporting” at the same time apprehensive for the relegation to the second division.
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