It's raining ...... goals!
Our Under 12s continued their great form in the Deichmann League last Sunday, playing 3 matches and winning all with considerable ease. On a beautifully crisp autumn day, the only danger of a storm in Ursynow was if you were in the opposition penalty area where goals rained heavily!
First up for Portugal (our team name) was Brazil. After a frustrating few opening minutes, where it seemed the ball was destined not to go in the net, the floodgates opened and 7 goals followed in quick succession. Against our next opponents, Sweden, we made a fast start, scoring 2 in the opening two plays of the game, and once again we ran out 7-0 winners. Our final game, against Holland, saw some clinical play and a thumping 9-0 victory.
The skill, teamwork and commitment of the players are very apparent. In addition, the defence is solid with no goals conceded, and in attack all of our players have the ability to score goals from long and short range. As if to prove this, all scored on the day. In order of games these were: Martim (2 / 3 / 3), Jerzy (2 / 1/ 1), Bartek (1 / 2 / 2), Pawel (1 / 0 / 0), Chris (1 / 1 / 1), John (0 / 0 / 1) plus one own-goal. The quality of some of the shooting, in terms of power and placement, was really impressive. Our goalkeeper, Kuba, tried to get in on the act, and nearly scored with a long-range punt, but we were happy enough that he kept a clean sheet, being rarely troubled by the opposition.
Congratulations to all the players who were equally 'Man of the Match'. There will be tougher games ahead, and it will be interesting to see how we respond when the play is more even. Finally, many thanks to the parents who came to support.
On Saturday 18 October the British School U13' girls basketball team are playing against the childrens' team KSN Start Warszawa. The match is taking place just before the adult's Polish Championships.Students are to meet at Meet at school at 1.00 pm in kit.
On Sunday 12 October the U12s played in the Diechmann League. We were looking to continue our form from last week after some heavy victories. Our first game was against a very good and well organised German team who took an early lead. Through Bartek, we levelled the score. Unfortunately late on we lost a player to injury and had to continue with a player down as we had no subs. Germany took advantage of this and grabbed a late goal to win 2 – 1. Our next game was against Argentina. We started off slow, losing an early goal but battled back to take a 2 – 1 lead, one goal being a fantastic long range strike from Chris Dry. Sadly we lost Bartek to an injury for the last 15 minutes of this game. This resulted in increased pressure from Argentina. We managed to hold out very bravely until the extra player advantage paid off for Argentina and they snatched a late equaliser to draw the game 2 – 2.
The U12s are playing 2 matches on Sunday 19 October at Hawajska 7. K-O is at 12.45pm and 1.30pm. Boys are to meet Miss Martin at 12.15pm.
The U12s are also taking part in the Warsaw football tournament at Boisko Orlik, ul Madalinskiego on Tuesday 21 October. The tournament starts at 10.00am and will finish at approximately 2.30pm.
Year 10 and 11 IGCSE PE students will be taking part in a cross country competition in Mokotowski Park on Saturday 18 October. Students must be in full PE kit and should meet Miss Martin and Mr Bradshaw at 10.45am at Plac Zbawicela (rainbow). Miss Martin’s contact number is 791 926 106.
Head of PE