May 21, 2016
NEWTON, MA- On Saturday, June 21, FC Boston (1-1-0) secured their first victory of the season with a 3-1 win vs FA Euro New York (0-2-0) at Mount Ida College.
FC Boston controlled the game from start to finish. The home team struck first, with Mimi Kenawy slotting a shot into the right corner off a Bernard Yeboah cross in the 26’ minute.
FC Boston wasted no time and scored a second goal in the 40’ minute. Center back Jon Eckford picked his head up and played a beautiful 60 yard diagonal ball to a streaking Harry Swartz. The winger cut inside, dribbled a defender, and calmly struck it into the back of the net.
Against the run of play and the first half winding down to the 45’ minute, FA Euro won a free kick on top of the 18 yard box. Juan Obregon rifled a shot into the top corner in which FC Boston goalkeeper, David Price, had little chance of saving. The score remained 2-1 at halftime.
The second half was all Bolts again. In the 48’ minute Mimi Kenawy scored his second goal of the game after a beautiful display of dribbling. The USMNT Futsal player cut through two defenders and blasted a shot near post to give FC Boston a 3-1 lead. The Bolts had a few more chances to run away with the game but could not capitalize on their breakaways.
The matched finished 3-1 with a deserved 3 points to the home team.
FC Boston (1-1-0), travels to Seacoast United Phantoms to play on June 4th then back home on June 5th vs GPS Portland Phoenix at Mount Ida College.