After the humiliating defeat in the first round of the Portugal Cup, SC Olhanense travelled to Setúbal to play in-form Olímpico do Montijo.
Olhanense left Leleco on the bench and centre-forward Stevy Okitokandju made his first start of the season after returning from trials in his native Holland. The first-half saw both sides relinquishing possession and failing to take advantage of defensive lapses.
Four minutes after the interval, the home side took the lead through Beto but the visitors were on level terms two minutes later through Stevy Okitokandju following good work by Leandro.
Ten minutes from time, it was the big powerful Stevy Okitokandju who turned the game on its head to give Olhanense all three points and a first away win of the season.
This was Olímpico do Montijo’s second successive league defeat and, following the game, trainer David Martins left the club.
This Sunday, SC Olhanense entertain Sport Clube Praiense from the island of Terceira (Azores). To facilitate easier travel plans for the islanders, the kick-off has been brought forward to 11am.
Takeover on hold
Brazilian businessman Luis Andrade, who for more than a month has been linked with SC Olhanense, has now invested in Vilafranquense. Based at Vila Franca near Lisbon, the team plays in the Campeonato de Portugal Series E.
A potential takeover of the SC Olhanense SAD is still on the cards with several other potential investors waiting in the wings.
By CHRIS WRIGHT