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Wokingham’s Bohunt School girls are national football champions

Bohunt School Wokingham Football Team
Bohunt are national champions

BOHUNT SCHOOL are national football champions.

The Under-13 girls side won the event at the English Schools Football Association cup final against Solihull’s St Peter’s School 2-1 at Madejski Stadium.

Wokingham’s Bohunt took the lead in the first half with a goal from Freya Harris, who scored in every round on the route to the final.

England captain Steph Houghton presented the trophy

Mia Thomson doubled the tally after the break, putting Bohunt 2-0 up with 30 minutes to play.

And although St Peter’s pulled one back, Bohunt held on to lift the trophy.

“I am immensely proud of the team, who stuck with the game plan throughout the match,” said coach Andy Campbell.

“They have showed huge tenacity and team work throughout the season, resulting in them achieving on the national stage.”

Wokingham U11s lift national trophy

Bohunt headteacher Ben Godber added: “The team have set the bar very high for the years to come, and I know they will be a huge inspiration for future generations joining Bohunt School Wokingham.

“We are looking forward to watching the students continue to achieve success as they progress through the school, and continue to develop and build on their talents. We are hugely proud.”

Also in action at Madejski Stadium this week were six Wokingham and Emmbrook youngsters.

Marco De Sousa, Curtis Pate, Harry Williams, Will Good, Craig Slattery and Josh Harris all featured for Reading FC U16s Community Elite team as they beat Woking U16s 4-3.

 

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