Akinyemi goals seal victory for Dulwich over Chippenham8

Dipo Akinyemi’s second-half double gave Dulwich Hamlet a 2-0 victory against sixth-placed Chippenham Town, extending his side’s winning streak to four wins in all competitions.

The striker scored twice in the space of 17 second half minutes writes Simon Throssell.

Nathan Green’s header came back off the post early in the second half with Dominic Vose’s follow-up shot scrambled clear with the referee waving away appeals for handball.

Akinyemi broke the deadlock in the 52nd minutes when his close-range shot found its way in.

He then pirouetted 45 degrees in the Chippenham box before firmly placing the ball past the outstretched arms of the keeper.

Hamlet keeper Preston Edwards made an excellent late save from Chippenham substitute Josh Smile.

Dulwich’s win moves them up two places to 16th in National League South.

Next up is a trip to Eastbourne Borough in the FA Cup third qualifying round on Saturday.

Bromley drew 2-2 with FC Halifax Town in the Conference. Frankie Sutherland and George Porter were on target for the Ravens.

Tooting & Mitcham are out of the FA Trophy after a 3-1 loss at Aveley. Dominic Morgan-Griffiths scored their consolation.

Fisher won 2-1 at Punjab United in the SCEFL Premier Division. Chandeir Kasai and a Ritchie Hamill penalty secured the points.


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