2008 Men's Soccer News

  • UDC Gets Solid 5-1 Soccer Win Over Chowan
    November 01, 2008
    Murfreesboro, NC: November 1, 2008--Freshman forward Akeil Belfon (Brooklyn, NY) scored two goals to lead the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds to a 5-1 defeat of the Chowan College Hawks
  • Barton College Wins 4-3 Over UDC In Soccer
    October 25, 2008
    Wilson, NC: October 25, 2008—The Barton College Bulldogs snapped an eight-game losing streak by defeating the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds 4-3 this afternoon in Wilson, North Carolina. UDC drew first blood when freshman forward Akeil Belfon (Brooklyn, NY) was fouled and junior Kendel Penny (Gasparillo, Trinidad) scored on the resulting penalty kick at 9:06 into the match.
  • Firebirds Sweep Chestnut Hill 3-0
    October 18, 2008
    Washington, DC-- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds defeated the Chestnut Hill Griffins, 3-0, tonight at Wilson Stadium in Washington, DC. All of the UDC goals came in the second period, with Said Nabih scoring in the 56th minute; Akeil Belfon in the 79th minute and Nersa Djobo in the 88th minute with assists from Yael Medou and Kendel Penny.
  • Soccer Senior Night Tonight
    October 18, 2008
    The UDC Firebirds will observe Senior Night at their soccer match against the Chestnut Hill College Griffins tonight at the Woodrow Wilson Senior High School Stadium. Four student-athletes will be saluted for their solid contributions to the Firebirds Soccer Team over the years. Seniors David Agbaza, Myron Douglas, Olivier Guswende and Kapalawbe Kaoma will conclude their collegiate playing careers tonight. The UDC community thanks these student-athletes for four years of exciting play.
  • Lock Haven Defeats UDC 6-0 in Soccer
    October 16, 2008
    Lock Haven, PA: October 16, 2008-- The Lock Haven University Bald Eagles made easy pickings of the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds in soccer action today in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, defeating them 6-0 in a domineering fashion. The Firebirds were unable to get past the solid Bald Eagle defense and left empty handed without a score in the mid-afternoon match.
  • Firebirds Tie Rams 1-1 in Double Overtime
    October 15, 2008
    Washington, DC: October 15, 2008— The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds and the West Chester University Rams played to a double overtime 1-1 tie in a spirited soccer contest this afternoon at the RFK Auxiliary Field in Washington, DC. Each team scored in the second period and neither was able to get the ball over the goal line during the two overtime periods following the end of regulation play.
  • UDC Falls to Nyack, 2-1, in Overtime
    October 11, 2008
    Nyack, NY: October 11, 2009—It took an overtime goal for Nyack College to overcome the UDC Firebirds in an exciting soccer contest this afternoon in Nyack, New York. Baba Fatoba took a feed from Samuel Oduro and scored the winning goal in the 93rd minute for the Purple Pride. It was the second goal of the match for Fatoba, who earlier scored in the 74th minute when Seth Galloway sent him a head pass, and beat the goalie to the corner.
  • UDC Sweeps Columbia Union 3-0 in Soccer
    October 09, 2008
    Washington, DC: October 9, 2008—In a soccer re-match of across-town rivals, the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds swept the Columbia Union College Pioneers, 3-0, at Wilson Stadium in northwest Washington tonight. The Pioneers defeated the Firebirds 2-1 in their first meeting on September 4, 2008.
  • Firebirds and Spartans Play to,1-1,Double Overtime Tie
    October 04, 2008
    Washington, DC: October 4, 2008—In an action packed soccer match tonight at Wilson Stadium, the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds and the St. Thomas Aquinas Spartans played to a double overtime 1-1 tie. UDC struck first in the 25th minute when freshman forward Akail Belfon ( Brooklyn, NY) took a cross from freshman defender Kevin Santos (Sterling, VA) and kicked the ball in the back of the net.
  • Shepherd Sweeps UDC, 2-0, in Soccer
    September 27, 2008
    Washington, DC: September 27, 2008—The UDC Firebirds Soccer Team could not get on track tonight and fell to the Shepherd University Rams, 2-0, at Wilson Stadium in Washington, DC. Although UDC took more shots (22 to 11) than Shepherd, their shots were too wide, or high, or stopped by Shepherd goal keeper Wagner DaCosta.
  • UDC Defeats Goldey-Beacom 8-2 in soccer
    September 13, 2008
    Washington, DC: September 13, 2008—The UDC Firebird Men’s Soccer Team notched their first win of the 2008 season this afternoon, defeating the Goldey-Beacom Lightning 8-2 in Washington, DC. Freshman forward Karl Moukagna performed a hat trick while scoring four of the UDC goals to lead the team to the win.
  • Firebirds Lose to Pitt-Johnstown 2-1
    August 31, 2008
    The UDC Firebirds Soccer Team suffered their second defeat of the new season on Saturday, in the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Tournament, as they fell, 2-1, to Pitt-Johnstown in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Freshman Akeil Belfon scored the lone UDC goal 13:21 into the match with an assist from senior Gueswende Kyemtore.