Under 13s win National Championship at Wembley
- By Elizabeth Woolford
- Posted 7th April 2017
Congratulations to Gordano School’s U13 Girls football team after their fantastic win this weekend at Wembley.
On the 2nd April, the 6 a side football team played in the 90,000 seater stadium during the EFL Trust Sport and Kinder Girls Cup Southern Area final.
Gordano School won the right to represent Bristol City during a series of 72 EFL club tournaments for local schools. Competition to reach the final was fierce, with more than 6,000 girls taking part in the event.
The team consisted of Phoebe Delafaille, Keira Howse, Romia Nash, Emily Edwards, Katie Quick, Tilly Smale, Katherine Southern and Keiana Jones.
The two regional winners, Bristol City and Shrewsbury Town then went on to play at Wembley in the final, with goal scorers Emily Edwards and Kiera Howse securing a fantastic 2-0 win.
Coach Justin Yau, said,
"We are so delighted with the performance of the whole team. They fought so hard to reach the final, and truly deserve this win. The opportunity to play at Wembley stadium made this competition so memorable, and the entire squad have achieved a wonderful new experience in their sporting lives. I couldn't be more proud, and honoured to share this experience with them."
Take a look at some of the behind the scenes video taken during the day: