Defender Koaussi “Pique” N’Guessan scored a brace as the Stars continue their fine pre-season form with a 2-1 win at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, DE.
The Stars took the lead in the 15th minute with N’Guessan sending in a thumping header off a corner.
After dominating much of the first half, Goldey-Beacom was given a life line when a penalty was called in the 30th minute. Goalkeeper Prince Monyan was up to the tasks as he saved the penalty to keep the score 1-0 to the Stars at half-time.
After the break, the Stars started where they left off and increased their lead in the 60th via defender N’Guessan again as he rose the highest the nod the ball at the back of the net off a free kick from Yaya Fane.
Ten minutes later, Goldey-Beacom pulled one back and even though a goal by Anthony Allison was rules offside, the Stars were still able to hold on to a 2-1 win.
The Stars will enter their last week of the first phase of pre-season training on Monday in preparation for another pre-season game away to Wilmington University on Sunday, April 15.
FIRST TEAM FULL SQUAD
TECHNICAL STAFF (2)
Fatoma Turay – Head Coach
Thomas George – Assistant Coach