In a thrilling climax, Scherini FC edged out Kew Park Rangers 6-5 in the final to take top honours in the Boys U14 Premier section of the Barclays ISF Youth Football League, which concluded at the National Institute of Physical Education and Sports on Sunday.
The game was driven to extra time after Scherini, an offshoot of ASPECA orphanage, and Rangers shared an amazing eight goals at the end of the final whistle. In the frenzied extra time, Scherini came out better, scoring two goals to their rivals one for a 6-5 final score.
The third place play-off was equally exciting with The Blue Flag beating The Flying Tigers 2-1 on penalties after the game ended in an 8-8 deadlock.
Bou Vandy of A New Day Cambodia emerged as the leading scorer in the division with 63 goals.
Cains Advocates had it easy against Black Fins winning 2-0 in the final of the Boys U14 Champions league. Bong Paoun got third place at the expense of Juice Master United in a 5-1 win. Sao Punlork of Bong Paoun was the season’s leading scorer with seven goals. Mekong Reds were too good for Robas Rangers in the Boys U10 final, winning 13-7 . The victory was doubly sweet for the Reds, whose star performer Chhang Chantheoun emerged as the top goal getter with an impressive 61 goals for the season.
Two outfits from the Seasiders battled for third place with the first string winning 8-3.
The Girls U14 championship was claimed by ANDC Bulls who outplayed Sunrise 9-5 in the final. Ho Sreynoch of Sunrise with 41 goals was leading scorer.
Chak Kropop Pa Mankol finished third beating Taylormade 11-3.