Ngongotaha AFC players will go into their next match full of confidence after picking up their first win of the season.
The Villagers beat Papakura City 4-2 on Saturday in the Northern League Division Two - a win made all the more satisfying as it was away from home.
Coach Shane Davis said his players were rapt with their first victory since making the step up into the Northern League this year.
"Winning was virtually a habit last year. [This year] we're under a lot more pressure."
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Ngongotaha went down 1-0 within the first 10 minutes but came back strongly to go into halftime up 3-1.
Papakura scored first in the second spell - "that gave us a bit of a fright" - but the visitors got back on top and pinched a fourth goal for a comfortable win.
Davis said his standout players were the three up front - Mitchell Miller, Alexis Pinto and Harlem Simiona.
The goal scorers were Miller (his seventh of the season), Pinto, Alan Ferguson and Josh O'Sullivan.
Davis said the three points would give his young side great confidence going into next week's home match with league leaders Fencibles United from Auckland.
Ngongotaha now sit second from bottom on the table with one win and three draws from their six matches.
Meanwhile, in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership on Saturday Taupo AFC beat Rotorua United AFC 2-1 at Neil Hunt Park.