Prince Barrie left disappointed with Cup final defeat

The Guinean Super Cup trophy in photo

Sierra Leone international, Prince Barrie, was left disappointed after his new side Hafia suffered a 1-0 defeat to the Champions Horoya AC on Friday, October 27th at the September 28 stadium in Conakry in the Guinean Super Cup final.

The former Inter Allies attacker was named the Man of the Match.

The attacking midfielder, who recently signed a two-year deal with Guinean top-flight side was part of the Haifa’s side in Morocco on a two-week training camp ahead of the 2017 Guinean Supercup final.

The only goal on Friday was scored by the Matam’s reds new Nigerian acquisition Simon Bolaji in the opening third minute.

“It was a disappointing result, my first Cup final in Guinea since joining the club,” said Barrie.

“But, I’m honoured to play my first major game for this club and I believe better days ahead for us. unfortunately, today we couldn’t win.

“We lost to a good side, They’re the Champions of Guinea,” Barrie told in Guinea.

He added: “I lost my beloved sister yesterday before that game and that was very difficult for me,”

However, despite the loss of his sister Barrie’s performance was brilliant.

Meanwhile, according to our reporter in Conakry, Guinea, Prince Barrie and the Hafia management will be in Freetown this weekend to sympathize with the Barrie family for the loss of his sister who died hours to kick-off time.

The Guinea pro league is expected to start on November 4th.

By Prince Scott in Guinea – Follow Us On Twitter @football_sierra

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