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complimented Concordia Plankenhausen on an enjoyable friendly. "It was an even game before a large and welcoming crowd." the head coach said. "Moey Xin Seng
was hungry, as we all witnessed, but Hellkvist was something else too. Such a nose for goal."
Farmer Bunnies would play a club from Liechtenstein too, with Adler Triesenberg of III.16 turning up at Carrot Field. The tropical rainstorm probably played to the hosts' advantage, and Sunil Patel
did well to make it 1-0 in the 31st minute, having adjusted well to the Buns' system. Triesenberg took it up the notch with about fifteen minutes to go, which saw them garner three yellow cards - one for putting Llamil Vener
down - and an equalizer through Lech Kincel's flying kick. In the end, it would be Vener's replacement Morgan Hu
who won it with a calm header in extra time.
The man of the day would be Grilled International's Tibor Atzenhain
, all said, as the 18 year-old German trainee forward destroyed Tanzanian Division Three side Victoria Lakers, with his second-half hat-trick. It had been an action-packed contest carried by an exceptional shift from veteran fullback Ratano bin Omar
, who opened to boot, but it was Atzenhain who took over after the first half ended on level terms.
cautioned reporters not to forget Atzenhain, in favour of local darlings such as fellow strikers Wang Hanxuan
and Li Xin Chi
. "We signed him for a reason, and it's not because of his face! Well maybe slightly due to that. But seriously, he has the makings of a great classic centre-forward: big, strong, brave, gets stuck in. Not too many tricks, but are they really needed when he can just power it in?"