YDP European Cup Football Tournament
A team of boys from Year 4, 5 and 6 took part in the Annual Youth Dreams Project European Cup Tournament on Thursday, 19 May at The Grange, Netherton.
A team of boys from Year 4, 5 and 6 took part in the Annual Youth Dreams Project European Cup Tournament on Thursday, 19 May at The Grange, Netherton. 16 Primary Schools from across the city took part each representing a different European country, we chose Germany. There were 4 groups. We were placed in Group 2 along with Fourfields Primary, The Beeches and Gunthorpe.
We played our first match against Spain (Fourfields Primary). They won 2-0.
In our second game against Portugal (The Beeches) we drew 1-1. Tyran scored our goal.
The third game was England (Gunthorpe) vs Germany (Bishop Creighton). Again we drew 1-1.
We came third in our group and as such played the fourth placed team from Group 1 for our place in the semi-finals. We played against Croatia (Abbotsmede Primary) and won 2-0! Magnificent goals were scored again by Tyran and Rigo.
In the semi’s we again played against England (Gunthorpe). Despite a dominant performance by Germany (Bishop Creighton) we lost the match 1-0.
Mr Gibbons (Team Coach) said “The boys behaviour was exceptional! The showed real team spirit and determination. They were fantastic to watch and it is a real pleasure to be their coach!”
Our team were: Adrian (Captain), Aksels (Goal keeper), Lisandro, Samuel, Rigo, david, Ari, Tyran and Awat.