Zanesville Athletic Falls in Home Opener

by JT Raymond on May 21, 2013 at 8:28 am

The Zanesville Athletic Football Club opened its inaugural season with a loss on the road, and the home slate had a similar result. ZAFC lost at the Maysville Athletic Complex 3-2 to the defending league champion AFC Cleveland Royals.

The turning point in the match came in the 66th minute when Smart Osadolor was given a red card for what looked to be like an accidental play. At the time Zanesville Athletic was down 2-1 and on the attack, but after Osadolor left, the game took a swing back towards AFC Cleveland.

With the loss the ZAFC falls to 0-2 on the season and won’t return home until June 2 when they host FC Buffalo.

Zanesville Athletic 2 AFC Cleveland Royals 3

ZAFC: Cedric Bruce-Kotey: Goal (49); Tim Findall: Goal (92)
AFC Clevenad: Tom Beck- Goal (5);Vinny Bell- 2 Goals (31,78)