School Sport: Nelson are Newham champions
PUBLISHED: 12:00 23 May 2015
Mini Games joy for mixed football team
Nelson were crowned KS2 mixed football champions at the Newham Mini Games last week.
A total of 30 schooles battled it out in six groups in the first round, with the top two automatically qualifying for the knockout phase.
They were joined by the four next best teams in the last 16, where Nelson beat Vicarage by a 2-0 margin.
That set up a quarter-final meeting with Sandringham, which Nelson won 3-1, and they edged past Godwin 2-1 in the semi-finals.
The final against Tollgate was just as tight, with a single goal proving enough to see Nelson clinch first place.
Shaftesbury beat Godwin on a penalties in the third-place play-off.
Results, last 16: Brampton 2 Central Park 1; Godwin 5 Kaizen 0; Nelson 2 Vicarage 0; Romford Road 2 St Joachim’s 3; Sandringham 3 Ravenscroft 1; Shaftesbury 4 St James 0; St Helen’s 1 St Antony’s 0; Winsor 0 Tollgate 0 (Tollgate won on penalties).
Quarter-finals: Brampton 0 Godwin 4; Nelson 3 Sandringham 1; St Helen’s 0 Tollgate 3; St Joachim’s 0 Shaftesbury 2.
Semi-finals: Nelson 2 Godwin 1; Shaftesbury 1 Tollgate 2.
Third place: Shaftesbury 2 Godwin 2 (Shaftesbury won on penalties).
Final: Nelson 1 Tollgate 0.
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