biggest ever Girls Futsal Finals in cornwall
On Sunday the 3rd of February Cornwall FA hosted the Girls Futsal County Cup Finals at the Sir Ben Ainslie sports centre in Truro.
A fantastic 32 teams entered the competition from across Cornwall, which saw over 200 girls competing across four age group. Over the course of the day there were several hundred spectators supporting the games. The atmosphere was incredible and we would like to thank every family member, friend and coach who came along. Everybody involved showed impeccable encouragement, respect and positivity throughout the day.
A quote from Vicky Fisher, Womens and Girls Development Officer at Cornwall FA; “It was the biggest and most successful girl’s futsal event that Cornwall has ever hosted. The standard of play was exceptional and was fantastic to watch. The attitude and determination shown by the girls was second to none. Huge congratulations to everyone who took part and good luck to the teams representing Cornwall in the regional competition.”
Under 10’s Event
The U10’s kicked off the day in style with 12 nail biting matches. In the end it was Illogan and Helston who went through to play in the final. The game showcased some quality Futsal and both teams kept fighting until the final whistle. In the end it was Illogan who came out on top but it was the incredible attitudes shown by both teams which stole the show.
Runners Up: Helston
Under 12’s Event
Next up was the under 12’s. Once again the competition was of the highest level with every team putting there all into every match as they progressed through the day. Although both pools were very close, it was Biscovey and St Agnes who moved on to the final. The game was back and forth from the off with both teams trying to attack quickly and grab an early goal. After a hard fought game it was Biscovey who came out on top but St Agnes deserves every credit for their effort throughout the day and for providing strong competition to a confident Biscovey team.
Runners Up: St Agnes
Under 14’s Event
The under 14’s followed after the U12’s and they raised the bar even higher. The intensity and determination displayed continuously kept the referees on their toes and spectators on their feet. Both pools were open for the taking and it came down to final game once again to decide the final. In the end it was Bodmin and Penzance who met in the final to decide the day’s winner. Both teams displayed outstanding technical ability and put on an entertaining game for everyone watching.
Runners Up: Penzance
Under 16’s Event
The under 16’s were the final group to play in the day. After some incredible matches it was Bodmin and Penzance who came out on top of the pools and prepared to face off in the final match of the competition. The game itself was everything you would expect from a competitive final. Plenty of goals, close calls and woodwork shots lead to a thrilling game which no one could call a winner. It took extra time for the winner to be decided. In the end it was Bodmin who were victorious and took home the trophy.
Runners Up: Penzance