Solomon Islands International Raphael Lea’i scored his first and assist in his first professional start for FK Velez Mostar.

Solomon Islands Raphael Le’ai made his presence well-known in his first-ever professional start for Bosnia and Herzegovina club FK Velez Mostar, rifling home his side’s second goal and an assist for the third in their 3-3 draw with FK Igman Konjic in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Rafa was included in the starting XI and scored his debut goal in the 33’ minute before setting up team-mate Dejanovic eleven minutes later before half-time.

FK Velez Mostar had a 3-1 lead in the first 45’ minutes. FK Igman Konjic had to dig deep and level the score – settling to share the points in a 3-3 encounter.

Raphael’s side now sits fifth in the league table with 41 points and a chance to qualify for the play-off of the UEFA Conference League 2023/2024 season.

Source: The News of Oceania Football