Ark Acton Academy VS Bishop Ramsey
Man of the match
- Sachin Wickremaratne 3
- Sidney Shaw 1
The boys’ year-11 football team will be relieved after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory.
Following an impressive start to the game Bishops Ramsey capitalised on a lack of concentration to score on the counter attack. Immediately from the restart, Ark Acton responded with a composed finish from Sachin Wickremaratne. After going behind again, Ark Acton responded to even the score after Sachin rounded the keeper to complete a neat finish. As half time approached Sachin completed a fantastic hat-trick to help Ark Acton take the lead into the break.
At the start of the second half the boys found their rhythm and began to create goal scoring opportunities. Midway through the second half Sidney Shaw’s sublime dribble established a 2 goal lead. For the last 15 minutes Ark Acton struggled with fitness and concentration allowing Bishop Ramsey to score twice to force a penalty shoot-out.
A man of the match performance from diminutive goalkeeper Mudazir Ali in the shootout saving 4 penalties resulted in a 5-4 victory for Ark Acton.
Well done to the boys and Mr Enver.