final Semi-Final berth would be contested by Binham
FC and Wizards of WhatsApp. Binham FC had struggled
this morning but the beauty of these tournaments
is that everyone has a chance to wipe the slate
clean at the lunch break and start afresh going
into the knock-out phase.
of WhatsApp had started the day well with a 4-3
win over Team Koopman but since then had seen
results tail-off with a 5-4 defeat to Indonesia
FC, a 5-3 defeat to Paralytic Athletic and a 5-1
defeat to Real BUILDers. They needed to arrest
this slide in form to progress in the tournament.
resulted was an outstanding encounter with 14
goals to savour. It was 5-2 to Wizards of WhatsApp
at half-time and 8-6 at full-time. Binham FC had
more than doubled their tournament tally in one
game with a hat-trick from each of Anthony Siswick
and Matt Beck. For Wizards of WhatsApp there was
a 5-goal haul for Charlie Barth plus a strike
for each of Bas, Francis Plunkett and Paul Pelzl.
Binham FC the tournament was over and it had been
a joy to host the lads at the 2016 Amsterdam Fives.
They have asserted an interest in joining us at
the 2017 Budapest Fives and we very much look
forward to meeting them then if they can make