Geraldton soccer season starts as La Fiamma earns point away from home

Lachlan AllenMidwest Times
Abrolhos' Matt Greenlees challenges for the ball against Olympic FC.
Camera IconAbrolhos' Matt Greenlees challenges for the ball against Olympic FC. Credit: Russell Schneider

La Fiamma played out a thrilling 4-4 draw away from home against Noranda City in the State Amateur League on Sunday afternoon.

Kumbi Dzoma opened the scoring for the reds early on in the match, but a penalty awarded to Noranda allowed them to equalise.

They were soon back in front as La Fiamma’s Will Cable scored from a set piece to give the reds a 2-1 lead.

Captain Lachlan Gray scored from a penalty rebound to put them up 3-1 heading into half-time.

Noranda came out strong in the second half, catching La Fiamma off guard, scoring three quick-fire goals to give them a 4-3 lead.

However, with five minutes to go Athallah Aman scored a 25-yard screamer to earn his side a vital away point.

The 2022 Geraldton soccer season started on a sunny Saturday afternoon at GBSC Sports Park.

In the reserves, Rovers SC drew nil all against Abrolhos Thors, while the Abrolhos Odins had a bye.

It was a good day for Olympic FC, scoring wins in both the reserves and league competition.

Their reserves won 3-0 over Chapman Athletic SC, while the league side opened their season with a 5-1 win over Abrolhos FC.

In the final game of the round, Rovers SC beat Chapman Athletic 3-1 .

La Fiamma’s league side had a bye for this weekend.

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