Well what an amazing tournament and a huge well done to all the teams and girls who played futsal today. The enthusiasm and enjoyment from all the teams was evident to see and we had some very close matches.

Game 1 – Boro Rangers U10s – 6 – Wigginton Grasshoppers U10s – 0

Game 2 – Bootham Futsal Club U10s – 0 – York Railway Institute U10s – 3

Bootham started brightly but fell behind to a well taken goal. Izzy had a good chance to equalise but couldn’t get her shot away. First time goalkeeper Page, was making save after save as York pilled on the pressure. Eventually the pressure took its toll and York ran out comfortable winners, but a good first performance from Bootham.

Game 3 – York Railway Institute U10s – 4 – Wigginton Grasshoppers U10s – 0

Game 4 – Bootham Futsal Club U10s – 1 – Boro Rangers U10s – 6

Bootham started brilliantly and took the lead with a fantastic strike from Tilly but Boro came roaring back and equalised shortly after. In goal, Paige was on fire and made some fantastic saves throughout the game. Bootham had a chance to go ahead when Toni broke but Boro Rangers showed their experience of playing together regularly and finally ran out comfortable winners. Lena was looking good in defence but couldn’t stop the goals from Boro Rangers,

Game 5 – Boro Rangers U10s – 2 – York Railway Institute U10s – 2

Game 6 – Bootham Futsal Club U10s – 3 – Wigginton Grasshoppers U10s – 1

Eva went in goal and Paige played out for the final game. Wigginton scored first with a good goal even though Bootham had started brightly. Tilly equalised with a well taken finish. Eva made several good saves before Tilly got her second. Sienna tackled brilliantly in defence and nothing was getting past her in the final game. Tilly completed her hat trick with another fantastic strike, as Bootham ran out comfortable winners.

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So the final table ended like this:

With a tie at the top of the table, Boro Rangers and York Railway Institute played a 5 minute winner takes all game. There were plenty of chances but neither could score, so we went to a penalty shootout. York had chance to win it but the Boro goalkeeper saved and they went on to win it with their next penalty.

Well played Boro Rangers U10s and the very best of luck in the next round.

Huge thank you to all the parents and coaches for bringing their girls to play futsal. Jasmine from NRCFA came and supported the event, and was impressed by the atmosphere and enthusiasm of all the teams.

Player Of The Tournament For Bootham U10s was Toni – she started slowly but by the end she was showing what a really good player she is. She worked her socks off, getting forward and back in all the games and was unlucky to not score. Well played Toni, awesome performance!

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