Ascot United Warriors travelled to Benfleet in Essex on Saturday 13th May to compete in the Special Olympics 7-a-side Charles Culwick Memorial Cup tournament.
Team secretary and Mum of captain Brett, Donna Molyneux, gave us a rundown of how the event went for the Warriors squad, read what she had to say below:
“We played 3 games winning the first 4-0 against Thurrock FC the first 2 goals being scored by Brett our Captain and the next by Jack H swiftly followed with the 4th from CJ. We drew the next game 0-0 against a strong Porters Socability team. We sadly lost the final game against a powerful Canvey FC who beat us 4-0. However in this game our goalkeeper, Jack, save his first ever match penalty!”
“This was our first tournament, we gained respect and praise from the 14 teams who were playing in 3 different divisions on the day. The distance the team had travelled also drew cheers from the crowd, we were rewarded with tournament medals for being 1 goal away from making it to the final play offs. We did Ascot United proud and look forward to building our name within the special Olympic football community in the South East.”
Up the Yellas!