Nambucca Strikers under 13s hit seven to win grand final berth

Goalmouth action as the Nambucca Strikers hit seven goals to secure a place in the grand final.

THE Nambucca Strikers under 13s hit a magnificent seven goals against the Northern Storm to secure a place in the grand final to be played on Saturday 22 October at C.ex Coffs International Stadium.

Club coaching coordinator Rhys Jones provided insights into how the match unfolded.

“An early long range shot by Noah Walsh saw the Strikers take early advantage pushing the ball around into space and creating some great chances,” he said.

“However Northern Storm rose to the occasion and competed for the rest of the first half.

“A one nil score line to the home team was a fair indication how the game was going.

“The second half however was a different story, as Nambucca came out hard and full of running, the youngsters frankly played brilliantly, Northern storm had no response to the free running strikers.

“Noah Walsh scored two more and set up another with an inch-perfect cross met by a wonderful header from Noah Gray.

“Zanda Worth came out of goals for the second half and bagged a brace while Archie Urquhart rounded out a 7-1 win with a solo effort.

“It was truly a team performance that booked them a grand final spot,” said Rhys.

The Nambucca Strikers’ Annual General Meeting is next month and the committee is hoping for a good turnout.

“Please save the date of 15 November at 6:30pm at Nambucca Heads Leagues and Sports Club for our AGM,“ said club secretary Jenna Welsh.


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