finished the first round of games with Rapid B
Pavas home to Norfolk N Chance.
B Pavas were the more experienced of the two teams
with quite a history in this tournament:
2009: Won their group before losing on penalties
in the Cup quarter-finals.
2009: Finished joint top of their group
before going out in the Cup QF.
2010: Finished 2nd in their group before
losing on penalties in the Cup Semi-Finals.
2011: Finished 2nd in their group behind
eventual winners Midshires FC. Then, went on and
lost 3-0 in Cup Semi-Finals to Hungary's FC Miracle.
2012: Finished joint top of their group before
losing to Hungary's Budapest Celtic Pumas via
2013: Finished fourth in their group and
knocked out in the Trophy Semi-Finals.
2014: Finished third in their group and knocked
out in the Plate Quarter-Finals.
2015: Won Group E with 10 points out of 12.
They were knocked out in the Cup Quarter-Final
(4-0) by Elcombe Old Boys.
2016: 2 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats as they
finished 6th of 8 teams in Group B. They qualified
for the Trophy and went out on the Quarter-Finals
(1-0) to Ealing Expendables.
N Chance were on debut and made a flying start.
Joe Sames scored his team's first goal in Europe
before Josh Sullivan made it 2-0. Tom Connell
made it 3-0 and the points looked in the bag.
There was a bit of a late wobble though as Cecilio
Garcia Leon and Faustino Lopez pulled it back
to 3-2 but Norfolk N Chance had enough in the
tank to see out the victory.