Afghan United edged out by FC Ballers in Exeter City Community Final
Previous holders Afghan United were edged out in a tight final of Exeter City’s One Game One Community Futsal tournament at the University of Exeter Sports Centre on Sunday 17 April.
The new champions are FC Ballers, a group of friends from Exeter and East Devon who formed a team especially for the competition. They won the final 2-1.
The third place play-off winners were Kurdish FC who beat 99 Problems, from South Devon, 4-2. The Kurds also took the tournament Fair Play Award.
The trophies and medals were presented by members of the Amir family from Exeter, Fatima (9), Sakina (7) and Sayed (5).
Among the teams not making it out of the group stages were last year’s winners, Devon Lions, the County’s first openly Gay-friendly football team.
The tournament, the third to be held, was organised by Exeter City Football in the Community and has been supported by the University of Exeter, Devon FA and the Exeter City Supporters Trust and its One Game One Community Group.
The annual summer community 6-a-side tournament will return on Sunday 3 July at the University of Exeter from 11:00am to 15:00pm.
The tournament is free to enter and entries are particularly welcome from black and ethnic minority teams from the community as well as local organisations.
For more information and to register a team please contact email@example.com.