By Igor Nascimento
Football Writer, Angola
The military consented to the first defeat in this edition of Girabola Zap, this against Progresso do Sambizanga 1-0, in a match of calendar fixation, referring to the first round of the Girabola Zap , played yesterday on August 27, at the Coqueiros Municipal Stadium.
Progresso do Sambizanga’s team went ahead on 5 minutes with Moco’s goal after Gui’s cross, a goal in which Congolese Democrat International defender Bobó Ungenda and Angolan international goalkeeper Toni Cabaça were badly beaten, the military tried to react unsuccessfully, as Progresso with a very balanced team in all sectors where we highlight Nzau, Nandinho, Celso, Gui, Chiló and Moco managed to neutralize all attacks of attack of and created a trouble in 1° de Agosto defensive.
The four times Angolan Champion thus registers the first defeat in Girabola Zap after 57 games played without defeat.
In the next challenge, the military will move to Dundo, where they will face local team Sagrada Esperança da Lunda Norte next Saturday, counting for matchday 3 of Girabola Zap 2019/2020
The first round produced the following results:
Clube Desportivo da Huíla – FC Bravos do Maquis (2-0)
Sagrada Esperança – GD Interclube de Angola (4-1)
Wiliete de Benguela – Petro de Luanda (2-2)
Sporting de Cabinda – Recreativo do Libolo (3-1)
Santa Rita do Uíge – Recreativo da Caála (0-3)
Ferrovia do Huambo – Cuando Cubango FC (1-2)
1° de Maio de Benguela – Academica do Lobito (0-3).