Future Falcons Team Green achieved a difficult victory against Sporting CP 1-0 in the first group of Al Abtal. The talented player Rakan Alkabi scored the only goal of the match.
There were mutual attacks from both teams along the friendly match, with slight superiority of the Portuguese team and counterattacks from the Green team, but it was without success due to the superiority of the defence of both teams, so the first round ended goalless.
The second half began with the Future Falcons Team Green full of energy and threatening Sporting’s goal on several occasions, as goalkeeper Gomez narrowly saved Rakan Alkabi’s direct free kick. In the 73rd minute, the Green team turned their superiority into goals, as Rakan Alkabi’s powerful shot hit the defender and goalkeeper Gomez could not save.
The Portuguese team tried to even the scoreboard, but Future Falcons Team Green did not give them a chance to shoot thanks to a tight defensive and their high ability to take the game in the right direction, so the match ended 1-0 for Future Falcons Team Green.
After winning this friendly match, the green team’s positive results continue and confirm their ability to keep pace with the best European clubs during the group stage of Al Abtal.