Missed chances end Ware FA Trophy run.
Ware unfortunate not to get anything out of the game and go down 1-0 to Horsham FC.
HORSHAM FC v WARE FC
FA TROPHY 1ST QUALIFYING ROUND K.O. 3pm
Saturday 1st November 2014
Ware: 1. Rhys Madden, 2. George Florence (Rheo Josephs 45), 3. Lee White ©, 4. Kazim Bishop, 5. Gareth Madden, 6. Ajet Shehu, 7. Charlie Ledula (Jermaine Osie 67), 8. Finbarr Robins (Ryan Wade 58), 9. Kieran Bishop, 10. Albert Adu, 11. Murat Karagul.
Subs not used: Arshad Coower.
Horsham FC: 1. Gareth Williams, 2. Ade Akande, 3. Billy-Joe King, 4. Byron Napper, 5. Tom Gilbert, 6. Gary Charman, 7. Tony Nwachukwu, 8. Ross Morley, 9. Jamie Amplford, 10. Troy Williams, 11. Harry Smith (Ryan Marriott 51).
Subs: Farzad Bidgood, Tom Frankland, Ian Varley, Mark Hawthorne.
Ware started well and had an early opportunity to take the lead when Finbarr Robins, Charlie Ledula, Albert Adu and again Finbarr Robins whom all combined to give Albert Adu the chance to shoot at goal and saw his effort smash against the cross bar with the keeper well beaten, soon after Horsham had their chance when a corner by Troy Williams was met by Gary Charman who headed over the bar, Horsham continued their good work when BJ King, Troy Williams and Gary Charman combined well in the middle of the park with the focus being on their top goal scorer Tony Nwachukwu as their main target, then Ware had a throw in taken by George Florence to Charlie Ledula who returned the pass with Florence crossing to Albert Adu who fired high over the bar.
Kieran Bishop then went on a run and sent over a cross to Charlie Ledula and his header was safely gathered by Horsham keeper Gareth Williams, Horsham then counter attacked resulting in Troy Williams firing wide from just outside the box, Ware then had the chance to take the lead when Lee White passed to Murat Karagul who then crossed to Kieran Bishop who mishit the ball, the ball was cleared for a throw-in which George Florence took he threw the ball to Charlie Ledula who ran into the box and passed to Kieran Bishop and his shot was saved by the outstretched legs of the Horsham keeper and then cleared, Kazim Bishop then had a thunderbolt thirty yard shot well saved by the keeper.
As the clock counted down for the end of the first half Horsham’s Gary Charman had two chances one being headed straight at keeper Rhys Madden who saved comfortably and the other a free kick that was saved low down.
Half-Time: Horsham 0-0 Ware
Ware started brightly at the beginning of the second half with good movement involving Rheo Josephs, Finbarr Robins and Albert Adu but in the 54th minute Horsham took the lead when Tony Nwachukwu met a cross and headed into the top corner of the net to give Horsham a 1-0 lead, Ware immediately fought back through Albert Adu who passed to Rheo Josephs whose run and shot was saved low down by the keeper, Rheo Josephs then set up Kieran Bishop whose cross was deflected out for a corner, the corner was taken and cleared, the ball fell to Kieran Bishop and his shot was palmed away by the keeper and so preserve Horsham’s 1-0 lead another chance was missed when good work by Kieran Bishop and Albert Adu gave Rheo Joseph a scoring opportunity but he fired wide of goal and soon after a Ryan Wade free kick saw Jermaine Osie head wide of the far post.
Horsham were always dangerous with Tony Nwachukwu being their main threat but were also content on soaking up the pressure and counter attacking when the opportunity arose, Ware continued to press with Rheo Josephs having more chances to level the score when he was put through by Albert Adu but shot tamely at the keeper and another when hitting his shot over the bar, the Horsham keeper continued to make several more saves and in the closing minutes Rheo Joseph shot into the side netting when he really should have done better and at the end of full time Horsham ran out 1-0 winners and go through to the next round.
Final score: Horsham FC 1-0 Ware FC.
Horsham Goal Scorer:
Tony Nwachukwu (54)