SMITH CONSTRUCTION ISFA U11 GIRLS CUP - MIDLANDS

WARWICK PREP VICTORIOUS

On a wet afternoon at Wolverhampton Grammar School five teams battled it out in the Smith Construction ISFA U11 Girls Cup Midlands Qualifier. Fairfield Prep made the perfect start defeating the Wolverhampton B team thanks to some excellent teamwork. Repton Prep and Wolverhampton A team were inseparable and shared the points int their opening game. In the battle of the Wolverhampton sides, it was Wolverhampton A who secured the points of the clash, while Warwick Prep had an impressive start against Repton Prep, winning their opening game.

Fairfield Prep continued their form into their second game against Repton Prep, coming away 2-0 victors. Likewise Warwick Prep came away 2-0 victors against Wolverhampton A in their second game of the tournament.

In their final group game Repton Prep took on a resilient Wolverhampton B side, who’s commitment to every game was high class. Repton managed to secure the win in their final game, taking them through to the Semi-Finals. In a close game between Warwick Prep and Fairfield, the points were shared as both teams matched each other over the park, with the final score ending 0-0.

A tight final game between Wolverhampton Grammar A and Fairfield with some excellent defensive efforts ended with Fairfield Prep edging a 1-0 win in their final group match. Warwick Prep continued their unbeaten run, winning their final group against the host B team. Fairfield topped the group by goal difference, closely followed by Warwick Prep, and Repton Prep and Wolverhampton A took the 3rd and 4th positions, again separated by goal difference.

This set-up 2 exciting semi-final matches, with Fairfield taking on the hosts in a tightly fought game, but it was Fairfield who managed to clinch the all-important goal, taking them to the final. The second semi-final saw both Warwick Prep and Repton Prep battle relentlessly, but neither team were able to find the back of the net. The game was to be decided via penalty shootout, with Warwick Prep winning, taking them to the final.

In a game not short of goals, Fairfield took on Warwick Prep in the final. Warwick Prep struck first taking a 1-0 lead, but shortly after Fairfield scored two consecutive goals giving them lead going into the final few minute of play. Warwick preserved and score with second remaining taking the game to 2-2 and to extra time. It was Warwick who took their chance in extra time, taking the score to 3-2, and managed to hold on until the full time whistle. Warwick Prep were crowned Smith Construction ISFA U11 Girls Midlands Champions.

Both teams now qualify for the national Smith Construction ISFA U11 Girls Final.

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2020-21 Repton Prep
2021-22 Warwick Prep

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