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Football Fives League 2016: Hotfut South United stay on top after thrilling draw

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There were 14 goals equally shared between Football Aura and Hotfut South United

Football Fives League 2016
Friends United taking on Superpark FC during Week 3 of the tournament

The Football Fives League 2016, which is currently being held in 10 venues with 10 highly skilled teams of Bengaluru, has ended the third week of matches.

Although Super Park has got off to a slow start, Bejoi, one of the team owners is very confident of a comeback in the next few games, “We have a bunch of talented young players who have done really well in the 11aSide format against teams like BFC, Ozone and MEG. They will be unstoppable once they get familiar with the fives format.”

Also read: The 10 teams in the Football Fives League in Bangalore

Al-Fateh weren't themselves against Barefoot and that showed in the results. Ajaz, the mentor of the team felt that the team wasn't prepared enough for the game and Barefoot took full advantage of it. "They were a man down and still dominated the game. This isn't the team that the world knows, a result like this helps us introspect and get our campaign back in place.”

Results

Football Aura Vs. Hotfut South United (7-7)

Football Aura: 3’ Rajesh, 7’ Shravan, 14’ Narendra, 25’ Anup, 33’ Narendra, 34’ Anup, 38’ Clivert

HFSU: 11’ John Peters, 16’ Don, 18’ John Peters, 19’ John Peters, 32’ Kiran, 36’ Don, 40’+1 Don

Barefoot Vs. Al-Fateh (6-0)

Barefoot: 3’ Narendra, 5’ Vicky, 17’ Nikhil G, 20’ Anto S., 36’ Vicky, 40’+2 Anto S.

Bullring Matadors Vs. XLR8 (3-1)

Bullring Matadors: 2’ Akshay, 16’ Punith, 29’ Shreyas

XLR8: 32’ Prakash

Friends United Vs. Superpark FC (8-4)

Friends United: 7’ Vahid, 10’ Vahid, 10’ Vahid, 20’ Vahid, 32’ Vahid, 33’ Vahid, 34’ Sudarshan, 35’ Sudarshan

Superpark FC: 23’ Shiva, OG, 35’ Bala, 40’ Bala

Week 4 matches start on 14 October of the coming week. Team owners and players at Football Fives League are highly motivated and eagerly waiting for the week four matches to begin to turn the tables around.

"After an amazing first match win against West Block FC, the boys lost a bit of form in the second match against Al Fateh. After a couple of injuries, we need to re-organise our team to make the best 9 available for the matches ahead. With our next match on October 16, we have some much-needed rest to strategise and regroup for the matches ahead. Realistically we feel we can win the next 3 matches on the trot And jump to the top of the table and stay there. Come on boys let's bring it home.” said Gopal, Team Owner at FairPlay FC.

Points table:

S.NoName of the clubPlayedWonDrawnLostPoints
1Hotfut South United32107
2The Bullring Matadors22006
3Friends United22006
4Barefoot FC21013
5XLR8 FC21013
6Al Fateh FC21013
7Fairplay FC21013
8Football Aura20111
9West Block FC20020
10Superpark FC30030

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