Wildcats lacked bite, says Nir
FOOTBALL NIR Wegrzyn believes the best team lost after HMH under-18 Wildcats bowed out of the Peter Morrison Trophy against Boca Jewniors.
Anton Nyman and an own goal put Boca in the ascendency before Anthony Meir headed HMH back into the game but Boca held on.
Wegrzyn commented: “The second half was a tale of missed chances and constant pressure from HMH.”
Josh Hershman, Dan Amram and Marc Cohen were the marksmen as SPEC FC registered a 3-0 win over FC Team C.
SPEC FC player-manager Ricky Lawrence said: “It was great to finally getting a win. It wasn’t the most exciting game but we got the job done.”
Leeds Maccabi progressed after winning an epic tie against Woodford Wanderers 7-6 on penalties. Darryl Green, Alex Aviram, Martin Sales, Adam Poole and Daryl Kay converted but the east Londoners were eliminated after Jerome Marks and Paul Biller missed.
Player-manager Jeff Gotch (3) fired Catford & Bromley Maccabi to a 6-3 success over the Maccabi Masters Reps. Jamie Sinai, Callion McGregor and an own goal completed the scoring. Darren Cohen scored twice for the Masters.
OakwoodB won the all-first division clash against North London Raiders B with strikes from Marc Hyamson, Nick Harris and an own goal.
Oaks boss Jason Stein said: “I’m delighted to record my first win over Raiders B at the third attempt. Raiders is an institution I respect immensely and while they weren’t at their strongest this week, it is never an easy game against them.”
Dan Shafron praised Athletic Bilbaum after Division One pace-setters Real Sosobad recorded a 4-2 victory. Dan Orgel (2), Sam McCarthy and Scott Kay steered them home.
Sosobad’s Dan Shafron said: “We played well, created plenty of chances and scored some well worked goals. Credit to the opposition, they didn’t make it easy, pressed us well and had a couple of useful players.”
Bilbaum boss Nick Shinder insisted his team “can take lots of positives from our battling display”.