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Kensington kids take the title

PUBLISHED: 13:48 13 May 2009 | UPDATED: 13:34 24 August 2010

Riyan Davis netted FCK's second goal

Riyan Davis netted FCK's second goal

CONNOR Royes, Riyan Davis and Glen Kamara netted the goals as FC Kensington under-14s beat Greenford Celtic 3-0 to secure the Harrow Youth League Division Four title in a tense play-off. The sides had won one game each in their previous meetings this seas

CONNOR Royes, Riyan Davis and Glen Kamara netted the goals as FC Kensington under-14s beat Greenford Celtic 3-0 to secure the Harrow Youth League Division Four title in a tense play-off.

The sides had won one game each in their previous meetings this season and it was Greenford who settled the quicker as Royes fluffed several chances in the opening 10 minutes.

But Celtic were unable to find a way past central defender Daren Smith Wellington, who commanded the back line despite carrying an ankle injury, and gradually Kensington began to get on top.

Royes finally found the target 10 minutes before half-time, collecting the ball on the edge of the box and whizzing a shot past the Celtic goalkeeper from an angle.

And FCK went 2-0 up early in the second half when Royes' low effort was parried into the path of Davis (pictured), who pushed the ball over the line through a mass of players.

Greenford threw men forward, but the safe hands of goalkeeper Dustin Rama kept them at bay and, when Davis flighted in a cross from the right, substitute Kamara's athletic volley made the game safe.

"All credit to Celtic, they didn't make it easy for us but the boys stuck to the game plan and won through in the end," said Kensington boss Jamahni Henri. "They deserved the win and more than deserve the title.


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