Brent under-12 girls' squad continue fine start to new term with thumping victory
PUBLISHED: 16:00 10 October 2018
A round-up of the latest matches involving Brent Schools’ FA teams
The Brent under-12 girls’ football team continued their impressive start to the new season with a 7-0 mauling of Regent’s Park.
Scout Waddington opened the scoring with a fierce left-foot shot into the bottom corner, before Giuseppina Carnevale teed up Chloe O’Donoghue for the second.
Waddington and O’Donoghue then combined, before releasing Apollonia Margetson to grab the third for Brent, while Waddington added the fourth before half-time.
Tirion Lewis came on as a substitute at the break and soon made her presence felt when scoring the fifth goal.
The sixth came in brilliant fashion as Carnevale netted from long range, while Maya Rosenberg rounded out the scoring with the seventh.
The win was dedicated to Raya McIntosh, who was forced to withdraw from the squad late on due to a blow to the head.
Coach Chris Ampofo said: “The team spirit in the group is brilliant. They all get on and work hard for each other. Raya would have enjoyed today.
“We all hope that she gets over this knock quickly and feels better soon”.
Brent: O’Donoghue, Carnevale, Dibley-Dias, Rosenberg, Waddington, Margetson, Kew, Lewis, Mir, Santos-Ferreira.
*Brent under-11 boys’ secured a thrilling 4-3 success over Hounslow thanks to a brace from Troy Kelly.
The boys took the lead with a when Naeem Giscombe scored after a slick move, but were soon pegged back by their opponents.
Brent then regained the lead as Kelly struck for the first time in the match, but Hounslow drew level once more as the sides went into half-time locked at 2-2.
Kalungi Lovell then rounded out a fine team move early in the second half to put Brent ahead once more, only for Hounslow to equalise again in fortuitous fashion.
Brent, however, were able to find a winner with Kelly adding his second of the match to cap a stunning triumph for his side.
The under-11 boys’ team will hope their next fixture results in a fare more straightforward triumph.
*Brent under-14 boys’ suffered a 6-3 defeat against Camden & Islington despite a hard-working performance, with Albi Alexander netting a fine goal.
The under-13s’ also took on Camden opposition, but weree on the wrong end of an 8-2 scoreline.