El Valiente kill off Komi Kebir’s hopes in London Junior Cup
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El Valiente eased into the next round of the London Junior Cup with a 5-2 win over Komi Kebir.
Aaron Marston and Kane Malone both hit doubles for Valiente, while Joe Dady completed the scoring with a wonder strike.
Birkbeck Orient A are also though to the next round as they beat Edmonton Rovers 3-1 with goals from Miles Creevy, Dan Pereira and Chris Agathangelou.
A solitary injury-time strike from Paul Greendale was enough for Maynell to overcome East London 1-0 in the Dickie Davies Cup.
John Barber scored a hat-trick as Top Red beat FC BKT 3-2, with Wilson Rubén and Jones Bampo replying for the vanquished.
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FC Stepney were knocked out 4-3 on penalties by Football Club 22 after drawing 3-3. Top scorer Darius Freeman’s double was followed by Nicky Maynard for Stepney, but Tom Harney scored twice and Aaron Faces added a third for Club 22 to send the game to spot-kicks.
Bethune beat Bow Badgers 2-1, as goals from Ty Gannon and Toby Bland cancelled out Andrea Volpe’s opener for Badgers.
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Bocca Albion are through after winning 4-1 on penalties following a 1-1 draw with South London Sharks. Todd Goodyear put the Sharks ahead before James Corby equalised for Bocca.
Top scorer Leigh Hartley was the toast of the town for Boston Celtics as his solo strike was enough to see off Regent’s Park Rovers 1-0.
BG United kept up their unbeaten run with a 3-0 win over Stratford Athletic, with Denislav Stoyanov adding the third following Rick Hanmore’s double.
In-form Hacimac beat Wenlock Arms 4-1 with goals from Toby Ebede, Sheldon Merritt, Remy Marthrin and Caeleb Tomlin.
Top scorer Ciaran McLean and Henry Mintah put Waltham Forest 2-0 up against Gladstone Wanderers only to eventually lose 4-2. Derek Lee, James Matthews, Yusuf Mohammed and Dean Thomas were all on target for the Wanderers.
Black Borough United are into the next round of the Jack Walpole Cup with a hard-fought 5-3 win over Woodford Rovers.
Keith de Borders scored twice and a further strike from Conrad Mulling put Rovers in contention but Jason Gardner’s hat-trick, another from Mitchell Carter and a wonder strike by substitute Henri Bruno ensured it was Borough who progressed.
In the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division, FC Bartlett won a closely fought contest 4-3 against Riviera as George Hutton, Ochoy Hyman, Lee Henbottan and Kwane Mallet all scored for Bartlett.
Riviera goals came from Elton Dervishaj’s double and a further strike from Egi Gjata reduced the arrears, but it was not enough.
Mile End kept up their winning streak with a 2-1 victory over Highfield as Rick Edward and Ibby Akin cancelled out Sam Anjorin’s opener.
Jose Aqua’s brace put London Meteors 2-0 up against Shakespeare, but Troy Deering’s double rescued a point for the Shakes.
Heegan’s incredible run in Division One continued with a 4-3 win over Forest Athletic. Two goals from Yahyia Emgalo proved the difference.
Athletico Angels recorded a point after their 1-1 draw with Wounded Knee. Russel Hughes put Knee ahead, only for Ashley Green to reply for Angels.
In Division Two, Jay Cubed returned to winning ways after Jayber Snowdon scored twice in a 3-1 win over Jack Barry.
Delta beat Tommy Flynn by the same scoreline with goals from Aaron Chandler, Anyal Veli and Jay Knight.
Division Four leaders Eagles FC were made to settle for a 1-1 draw with Birkbeck Orient B after top scorer Tommy Maher’s strike was cancelled out by a late equaliser from Idri Shittu.
Meanwhile, Boundary Estate continue to improve, with Ben Watson and Dan Bowmar both scoring in the 2-0 win over Eastway Olympia.