Black Meteors fight back to prevent cup upset against Birkbeck Orient

Birkbeck Orient (red) vs Black Meteors

Birkbeck Orient (red) vs Black Meteors - Credit: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Maxwell Sarfo-Adu snatched a late winner for Dickie Davies Cup holders Black Meteors as they came from behind to avoid an upset against Birkbeck Orient.

Mike Long gave Division Three leaders Birkbeck a shock first-half lead in their second round tie, but Nana Yaw-Agyei equalised for the Premier Division side and Sarfo-Adu netted 10 minutes from time to secure their 2-1 victory.

FC Polit also progressed to the third round with a 3-1 win over fellow Division One side Highfield.

John Moore struck a first-half brace for Polit and, although Highfield’s Marcus Renford reduced the deficit soon after the break, Tommy Mayers sealed his side’s victory with a third goal.

n Sam Anjorin scored a goal in each half for Division Four side Haggerston as they beat last year’s Jack Walpole Cup runners-up Mustard 2-1 in the second round. Ben Kerry netted for Mustard.


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