Daegu rallies to edge Osan in opener

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Daegu punter Kekai Chun-Andrade boots the ball ahead of the rush of Osan's Zachary Johnson as Warrior teammate Ethan Rodriguez tries to block. (MARY SARANTAKES/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
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Daegu punter Kekai Chun-Andrade boots the ball ahead of the rush of Osan's Zachary Johnson as Warrior teammate Ethan Rodriguez tries to block. (MARY SARANTAKES/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Daegu rallies to edge Osan in opener

by: Stars and Stripes | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: September 08, 2018

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – Kekai Chun-Andrade isn’t all that big at 5-foot-8, 135 pounds. But on Friday at Cougars Field, he and his right foot made like the kicking giant Daegu’s football team needed.

The freshman booted an extra-point kick following Ethan Rodriguez’s 43-yard touchdown run, completing the Warriors’ rally from a 6-0 halftime deficit for a 7-6 victory in the season-opening game for both teams.

“Strong leg. Strong will,” Daegu coach Blake Sims said of Chun-Andrade, whom the Warriors settled on as a placekicker on Tuesday entering the opener. “We found ourselves a kicker now.”

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