Somalia: Nugal wins Puntland football tournament 12 Feb 12, 2012 - 9:06:04 AM
GAROWE, Somalia Feb 12 2012 (Garowe Online) – Sundays final was an exciting finish to the Puntland football tournament with Nugal beating Karkaar in a penalty shootout, Radio Garowe reports.
At least 9,000 people packed Mire Aware stadium in Garowe to watch the finals, as both teams took the pitch the crowd roared with excitement.
Nugal got off to a quick start scoring a beautiful goal in the first minute of play. Nugal managed to score another before the end of the first half.
As the second half of play got underway, it was clear that the moment had switched to Karkaar’s side.
Karkaar leveled the game and scored 2 goals in 30 minutes and the second half finished 2-2.
No extra time was added and both teams prepared for a penalty shootout. Nugal scored 5 consecutive penalty shots and took the championship. This is the fist time Nugal won the tournament since its establishment in 2006.