Community football club Omonia Youth FC had plenty to cheer last Sunday as three teams progressed to the next round of the prestigious Middlesex County Cup.
The match of the day was the U16 ‘derby’ clash between Nick Zimaras’ U16 White who were up against Elia Constanti’s U16 Green.
Both managers commented that the match was played in the correct spirit with both sets of players showing plenty of commitment and footballing skill. The Whites won through to the next round winning 4-2 with Alexander Zimaras named Man of the Match.
Nick Lingis saw his U12 Green continue their excellent start to the season with a convincing 6-1 win to also progress to the next round of the Middlesex Cup. Man of the Match was Raul Amin
The third Omonia Youth FC team to progress to the next round was Panos Papa-Michael and Andy Michael’s U13 Gold who squeezed through thanks to a 3-2 win. Man of the Match was Andy Polycarpou.
With three teams through, four teams crashed out.
Mike Pieri’s U12 White lost 2-0 with Stefanos Pieri named Man of the Match. Kyri Georgiou’s U15 Green lost 4-1. Temi got the goal with Cameron named Man of the Match. Chris Gregoriou’s U15 White also bowed out at this stage losing narrowly 3-2. Michael Patsias and George Kyriacou were the scorers with Michael being named Man of the Match. Mike Petrou’s U13 White were eventually beaten in extra time, losing 6-4. Man of the Match was Fred McGill.
The performance of the day went to the U14 Green who won 17 (seventeen) -2. In an outstanding performance it was only fitting that the whole team were acknowledged as Men of the Match!
Elsewhere in league action, Andy Charalambous’ U14 White won 2-1. Nick Zlatkov scored both goals and was duly awarded Man of the Match.
Chris and Jimmy Mousicos’ U12 Gold lost 5-0. Man of the Match was Cemaes Poyraz. The U12 Silver managers Harry Theodorou and George Sammoutis were delighted to see their side win 4-2. Goal scorers were Joe Tullis (2), Nicholas Georgiopoulos and Nicholas Theodorou. Nicholas Georgiopoulos was named Man of the Match.
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