Canary Cup Football Tournament
On Thursday 10th November, a group of Year 6 children travelled to Northstowe Secondary College to take part in the Canary Cup football tournament run by Norwich Football Club. We entered two mixed teams into the competition and both teams were fantastic all afternoon and represented the school brilliantly.
The Red Team won all of their group games which meant they finished top and moved into the semi-final against Fulbourn. Despite constant pressure, the game went to penalties. All of the squad were confident and put themselves forward with the first 5 all scoring. After winning the penalties, the team moved through to the final. The final again saw us dominate and goals from Lucas and Erin saw us victorious in front of great support from parents and the players from the White Team.
Our White Team played three games in the group stage. They drew one game, lost one game and won one game with Tom Heath scoring our two goals and outstanding goalkeeping from Nathan Dunn. The team did so well and finished as runners up in their group. What made us all the more proud of the team was the feedback from the parents about their sportsmanship and encouragement. One of our parents said, “The support the White Team showed on the side lines through the semi-final and final, including rousing renditions of 'Sweet Caroline' and 'Football's Coming Home' was a pleasure to witness. Their genuine joy at their school friends' success couldn't be hidden, and to have the White Team rush onto the pitch as the final whistle blew and celebrate with the Red Team was lovely. Both teams were a credit to the school.”
Well done to all those that took part and thank you to the parents/carers for all their support.