Taiwan Steel lift trophy, Samuel wins Golden Boot

Taipei Times
Date: Dec 01, 20208
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

Tatung’s Ange Samuel, right, controls the ball against Taiwan Steel in their Taiwan Football Premier League match in Taoyuan on Sunday.
Photo courtesy of the CTFA

Taiwan Steel on Sunday celebrated with the Taiwan Football Premier League trophy, despite a 3-1 loss in their final match of the season, while Taipower claimed second place and Tatung’s Ange Samuel scored on a breakaway to claim the Golden Boot with 20 goals.

Ahead of all four of Sunday’s matches players, coaches and fans observed a minute’s silence prior to kickoff in honor of Argentine great Diego Maradona, who died aged 60 on Wednesday last week, following a directive received from FIFA.

Already assured the title, Taiwan Steel manager Lo Chi-chong fielded a second-string team against defending champions Tatung in Taoyuan.

Lo used Chen Wei-jen as a lone striker, while leading scorer Marc Fenelus was moved into a midfield role. Third-choice goalkeeper Jiang Zhi-hsien was also given a start.   [FULL  STORY]

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