Our boys, despite the odds, played with ambition and perseverance to challenge some of the best in South East Asia.
The boys were drawn in an exceptionally hard group but they showed determination and team spirit to give several teams a real scare.
STAB School were favourites to win the competition but the Under 11s surprised them by levelling in their first game after conceding an early goal.
The score was 1 – 1 at half time, eventually ending up with a victory to STAB, but everyone was delighted with the boys’ high level performance.
The second game against Dulwich was a disappointing defeat but the boys regrouped and earned a 2 – 0 victory on the Saturday morning. The last match was played in torrential rain and every player came off soaked and covered in mud. It was a close contest against the Phuket soccer academy and the players who battled throughout the match earned everyone’s respect.
Unfortunately, the appalling weather halted play just as the team were starting to put in their best performances; a top ten finish looked very likely. Well done on an excellent effort.
Graham Tait / Year 2 Teacher