Alford U15 Girls Football Team took part in the North of Scotland cup final against Inverurie Academy at Lawsondale Pitches on Tuesday 11 June. Unfortunately the team had a couple of players missing due to illness and injury and they were aware that this was going to be a tough match.
Alford started the game the brighter of the two teams and found themselves 2-0 up with the 2 goals from Rachel in 20 minutes. However lack of concentration and slack passing resulted in Inverurie scoring 3 quick goals. Demi then struck the post but nothing was going in for Alford. By half time the score was 2 v 5 for Inverurie.
The second half started with a disaster for Alford by conceding an early goal straight from kick off to Inverurie.
The game went from end to end, Demi struck the bar, but yet no goals.
Inverurie girls were fast in attack and the second half ended the same as the first 2 v 5 to Inverurie. The 2 goals for Alford were scored by Rachel and Demi. final score Alford 4 V 10 Inverurie.
Alford scorers were: Rachel (3), Demi (1).
Despite the scoreline, the girls played well for spells in the game and created a number of chances in the both halves. They stayed positive throughout and were praised for their attitude and commitment by the officials watching.
Next game for the Girls is the Aberdeenshire Cup Final v Ellon Academy on Monday 17 June once again at Lawsondale Pitches. It has a 10 am kick off time because the pitches were fully booked for an afternoon or evening kick off.
Parents and supports are welcome to come along to watch – lets hope for a better result!
All the girls must be congratulations for their efforts this year. It has been a great achievement to win the Aberdeenshire League and come runners up in the North of Scotland Cup.