Sierra Leone’s John Trye pleased to win first career title

Oct 27, 2019 | Players Abroad News | 0 comments

  • Sierra Leone international John Trye was pleased after Scarborough won their first Canadian Soccer League Championship title after three finals in a row since joining the in 2016.
  • SC Scarborough’s perseverance after losing two penalty-kick shootouts in the championships of 2017 and 2018, had finally paid off.
  • Scarborough proved too strong as they beat FC Ukraine 2-0 Centennial Stadium on Saturday.

Recap!

The contest was scoreless at the half until the 69th-minute when Scarborough striker Aleksander Stojiljkovic clever run from 12 yards to beat Ukraine United goalkeeper Oleksandr Popravka.

Ukraine United fought hard to get back with a couple of half misses, but a tripping foul in the penalty box was enough as Scarborough double the scores from the spot with a Stojiljkovic brace. The 2-0 lead held up until the final whistle.

Trye briefly told FSL News, “I am happy, proud and content after winning the first title of my career. It means everything to me, my family and the club.”

Trye added: “I’m delighted to be able to achieve something special with this club, as part of this squad.”

“Ukraine gave us a good game, but my team played well. I think we deserved the win,” said Scarborough GM.

Player Kiril Dimitrov, “We’ve had some injury problems, but it was a fair result. I’m very pleased.”

 CSL 2019 Champions. Scarborough’s first CSL Championship win after two narrow final game defeats in penalty-kick shootouts, 2017 and 2018. Photo: Liber Soria

CSL 2019 Champions. Scarborough’s first CSL Championship win after two narrow final game defeats in penalty-kick shootouts, 2017 and 2018. Photo: Liber Soria

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