Norfolk Christian youth league festival of football
Over 110 players from more than 30 teams enjoyed a festival of football courtesy of the Norfolk Christian Football League’s youth sections on Saturday June 6 in Norwich.
Staged at the Sale Road recreation ground at Heartsease in Norwich, the day included competitions at Under 10, Under 12, Under 14 and Under 16 levels.
Six teams contested the Under 10 competition with Brooke A beating Lighthouse 2- 0 in the final.
Eight teams in two groups began the Under 12 tournament with Brooke beating Lighthouse A in the final after a penalty shoot-out.
In the Under 14 event, ENYP and Surrey Chapel contested the final from the seven teams which entered. ENYP emerged victorious 7-6 after a tense penalty shoot-out.
Ten teams in two groups played in a keenly-contested Under 16 tournament. The final saw Heigham Eagles 'B' edge out league rivals St Johns United 'B' 2-1.
Ten church football clubs were represented during the day, organized by Mike Culwick and Jim Green from the league. They were: Brooke, Bowthorpe, Heartsease, Heigham Park, Lighthouse (Sheringham), Sprowston, St Johns, St. Johns Utd, Surrey Chapel and Worstead Wolves.