2014 Mallorca Tournament Plate Final would be
contested by Athletic 8 Minute Bilbao (Eng) and
we saw in the Plate Semi-Finals, Athletic 8Minute
Bilbao were due a victory to continue their progressing
trend in Plate competitions. Their Runner-Up medals
at the 2013 Barcelona Fives presentation would
hope to be replaced by Winners medals here in
were on debut and riding the crest of a wave at
the moment. After a slow start they had won three
successive games and had won them in convincing
fashion with fast starts virtually clinching victories
in the opening halves of games.
was to be no fast start this time as Athletic
8Minute Bilbao and Brioche matched each other
blow for blow. Even when Brioche broke the deadlock
through Pedro Sanchez Lopez the goal was quickly
cancelled out by 8Minute Bilbao.
restored their lead, 2-1, as Pedro Sanchez Lopez
scored again. Could Athletic 8Minute Bilbao respond
again? Time was quickly working against them and
the game became more stretched. At the death,
Jose Carlos Guillen Garcia made it 3-1 and sealed
the County (Re)United stable it was a second Plate
Final and a second loss in as many tournaments
but we are sure there are winners medals and trophies
waiting for them one day soon.
today though, we present you the 2014 Mallorca
Tournament Plate Winners – Brioche.