21 Jun 2019

ISSF U12 Football Championships

The ISSF league began before Easter for the girls and boys WIS teams and after a very competitive league competitions the playoffs took place on Tuesday at KGV.

Both teams won their semi final and final (reports below) to claim a double victory for WIS.

The players were a credit to WIS both on and off the field.

Sincere thanks to the coaches, Mrs Burrows, Ms Goodwin, Rishab Kombial, Neil D’Cunha and Marco Salce and the parents who came to support.

Richard Lant
Faculty of PE and Sport

On Tuesday 18 June, West Island went to KGV for their semi finals and their finals. Our semi finals was against Nord Anglia International School (NAIS). When our match started the weather started to change and started to rain. We put  lots pressure to NAIS and made lots of chances to score. NAIS did not give any chances for WIS to score. We took lots of corner kicks and Yullia scored in the last few minutes with Ashley’s asist. The semi finals finished and we made it to the finals.

Our final was against Island School. When the match started Island School put lots of pressure on WIS. Island managed to score but our amazing goalkeeper Ruby saved the goal. Ruby made lots of saves in the Island School game. We finished as a tie of 0-0, so we went into penalty kicks. Yullia swapped with Ruby in goal. Our penalty taker was Ashley, Shruti and Christine. Ashley made a goal, Shruti made a goal but Christine made a near miss. Yullia saved 2 big saves and we won the finals of ISSFHK tournament.