three was Luso Team versus Frank Hirth B. This
was arguably the tightest of all the Quarter-Finals
and produced a superb game…if a little feisty
Hirth B got off to a flyer by quickly establishing
a 2-0 lead early on with both goals from Nick
Wastell. Luso Team were not to give up without
a fight though as they reduced the deficit to
2-1 before half-time. After the break it was 2-2
as Luso Team pulled level and the momentum was
could Frank Hirth B respond? Pretty well is the
answer as Nick Wastell completed his hat-trick.
Luso Team could be forgiven for letting their
heads drop having fought so well to get level
only to go behind again but to their credit they
got back into it again and made it 3-3. It remained
3-3 at full-time.
we would have two periods of Golden Goal extra
time (if required) and then a potential penalty
shoot-out. It was now or never for these two teams
as just one moment of brilliance could be the
difference between a Semi-Final and a return home.
forward Mark Funnell who struck the 7 th and decisive
blow in this contest as he fired Frank Hirth B
into the next round.
Luso Team the debut was over but two goals in
this game for David Teixeira (the other was scored
by Rouag Drari) helped Teixeira to the Top Goalscorer
award with 8 goals on the day – many congratulations
to him. Luso Team certainly impressed on debut
but the ultimate glory would not be theirs today.