The first silverware of the day would be decided in the Plate Final. The CSF were making their fourth appearance in a Plate Final meaning they had competed in 25% of them. So far they had won two of their three finals and were therefore looking for a hat-trick of titles.

The CSF were in familiar territory but their opponents Tom Tom Go were in unchartered territory playing in their first tournament and making their first final. With both semi-finals ending in draws, proving just how close the teams in the Plate were, everyone was expecting an equally close final.

The first half lived up to everyone's expectations and the two teams shared the two goals that were put away. Tom Mottram must have still been on a high after his golden goal semi-final free kick as it was Mottram that found the net for the CSF. His goal was cancelled out by Lee Clark for Tom Tom Go.

With no further goals in the second half, the English and the Dutch team were locked together at full time. We were into extra-time once again and both teams knew the drill – golden goal. We had only reached this stage once before in a Plate Final and on that occasion a golden goal proved elusive as Prisoners won the 2008 Prague Masters Plate on penalties.

We were afforded the luxury of a golden goal in this match though and it was Oz Zamora who late in the day was put through, calmly rounded the keeper and kept his cool to roll the ball into the back of the unguarded net. The goal sparked great celebrations amongst the CSF squad who claimed their hat-trick of Plate titles and a great scene of CSF's Michael Ofori ‘polishing' the golden boot that scored the golden goal.

Silver medals to our gallant runners-up Tom Tom Go. Gold medals and team trophy to our winners. Well done all.


CSF (Eng)

2 *



Tom Tom Go (Hol)

* CSF win by Golden Goal extra time.


Group Phase:

Plate Knock-out
Cup Knock-out



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