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Islanders stake out two-goal advantage
by Paul Kennedy, October 24th, 2010 11:37PM

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[D-2 PRO LEAGUE] The Puerto Rico Islanders got goals from Sandy Gbandi and Jonathan Fana to defeat the Carolina RailHawks, 2-0, on Sunday night in the first leg of the D-2 Pro League final.

Gbandi put the Islanders ahead in the 49th minute when he gained possession of a long throw-in from Marco Velez and fired the ball past Eric Reed.

Carolina had its best chance a minute later but Tom Heinemann's header deflected off the post and wide.

Islanders added a second goal in the 87th minute when Fana split the RailHawks defense and beat goalie Eric Reed.

The second leg will be played Saturday in Cary, N.C.

Oct. 24 in Bayamon
Puerto Rico 2 Carolina 0. Goals: Gbandi (Velez) 49, Fana 87.
Puerto Rico -- Gaudette, Martinez, Velez, Emory, Rivera, Nurse, Gbandi (Miranda, 90), Hansen (Telesford, 89), Delgado, Foley, Jagdeosingh (Fana, 70).
Carolina -- Reed, Low, Rusin, Woolard, Elenio, Lowery, Franks, Gardner, Watson, Barbara (Richardson, 68), Heinemann (Russell, 70).



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