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League table and awards from Honda HFL Week 5

Nicolai Nayak
420   //    04 Oct 2016, 17:15 IST
The boys in purple put up a good show

Team of the Week

Nemesis powered by, emerged as the Team of the Week. With just three more weeks to go, it was another interesting outing in the 5th weekend of the Honda Hyderabad Futsal League. Teams such as Hexa United, Rossoneri FC, Deccan Sporting, Friends FC and the Invincibles fought it out for the Honda HFL prize, with their ups and downs, but Nemesis stood out from all of them.

The league leaders had a tough week with away matches to Rossoneri, Friends FC, and Hexa United, but emerged victorious on every occasion. Making it 4 wins out of 4 have seen them step up to the 6th position, two positions ahead of their previous standing and are proving out to be challenging title contenders. This is the second time, Nemesis has won the team of the week award this season.

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Friends FC powered by continued to top the table in the second running week, with other teams pushing up closely for the title challenge. With games in hand Hexa United, Deccan Sporting, The Invincibles, and Rossoneri are eyeing the cherished prize, but only time will reveal who will come out on top.This is how the table stands after the action from week 5.

The top four teams are neck to neck

Leading scorers of the Honda HFL

Faisal Jabri: leading from the front

The competition for the Golden Boot is heating up with Fazeel Ahmed covering up good ground on the leader Faisal Al Jabri with just four goals separating them both.

Best manager of the week

Ahmed has been the leading force for the Outlaws

Best Captain/Manager of the week goes to Naqui Ahmed from The Outlaws for rallying his troops after a transfer window where they lost their 2 best players to bigger clubs and still managed to amass 7 points with 2 wins and a draw, out of a maximum possible 12.

Best player of the week

Charan kept things tight at the back

Best player of the week goes to Charan Reddy from Nemesis, as he frustrated strikers from Hexa United, Rossoneri and Friends FC, denying them any goalscoring opportunities whatsoever. Charan leading role has been the sole reason Nemesis are carrying on their good form. 

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