On Friday 19 October boys from Years 5 and 6 took part in the annual Oak-Tree U11’s Football Tournament at the Peter May Centre in Walthamstow. On a lovely sunny morning we were treated to a wonderful event which saw some exciting football being played. Oaklands had a few boys represent the school for the first time and the experience from the tournament will do them the world of good going forward.
Unfortunately we came up against very strong Normanhurst and Coopersale Hall teams boasting some very talented footballers. Despite our boys putting in some tireless displays, they couldn’t contain their attacking threat. However our brave goalkeepers Alex and Sydney pulled off some remarkable saves to keep the score line down and give us a more respectable result. We ended up on the losing side in both matches but managed to draw against Normanhurst B with Cailan setting up Luke to score the equaliser in what was a well deserved point.
Overall we came 3rd and the boys can be proud of their efforts and can look forward to more matches on the horizon.
Photos from the event can be found here.