14.09.2020 Football News

Lalas Abubakar Wins Rocky Mountain Cup With Colorado Rapids

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Lalas Abubakar Wins Rocky Mountain Cup With Colorado Rapids
LISTEN SEP 14, 2020

Ghanaian defender, Lalas Abubakar has won his first trophy with Colorado Rapids after helping the side to hammer Real Salt Lake by 5-0 to win the Rocky Mountain Cup.

Abubakar started and lasted the entire duration of the game as Rapids won their first Mountain Cup since 2015.

A brace from Deigo Rubio, one each from Sam Vines, Braian Galvan and Cole Bassett secured a comfortable win for Rapids at the Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday night.

The 25-year old defender was solid at the back making sure his side earn a clean sheets.

The trophy is Lalas Abubakar’s first trophy with the club since joining the club last year.

The Rocky Mountain Cup is a soccer trophy contested between Real Salt Lake and the Colorado Rapids.

The cup is awarded by the Committee of 10, a group of bi-partisan fans who run the competition, to the team with the most points in games played between the two.

The teams are awarded 3 points for each win and 1 point for each tie in regular-season MLS games against each other. The Cup is awarded at the conclusion of the deciding game of the series between the two teams.

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