Fourah Bay Community defeated Black Hall Road 1-0 at the Parade Ground on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, to remain atop Group D of the Central One Football Association (COFA) League.
The lone goal of the match came from a penalty in the 35th minute, converted by Fourah Bay's outstanding forward Foday Edward Kai. Kai sent Black Hall Road goalkeeper Abdulai Yillah the wrong way to give his team the victory.
The win puts Fourah Bay Community atop the group with six points, two points ahead of second-place Black Hall Road. Fourah Bay Community was the better team throughout the match and created several chances, but they were denied by some good saves from Yillah.
However, they were eventually rewarded for their pressure when Simeon Karku was fouled in the penalty area and Foday Edward Kai stepped up to convert the spot-kick. This win revamped the hopes of Fourah Bay Community, who are looking to claim their first COFA title.