Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Palmer’s team are Essex champions

Palmer’s College 2nd XI have fought off competition from across the county to win the U19 Colleges 2nd XI Trophy after defeating Havering Sixth Form College 3-1 in an action packed final.

Goals from George Whiter (17, South Ockendon), Michael Salako (16, Basildon), Aaron Ajibawo (18, Dagenham), ensured victory for the team following their defeat in a dramatic penalty shoot-out in last year’s final.

Stuart Munday, Sports Teacher at Palmer’s, said, “We’re really proud of the team’s attitude, effort and commitment, which is everything you’re looking for from a school or college team.”

“All the boys were all magnificent and a credit to themselves and to Palmer’s College.”

Mark Vinall, Principal, added, “This is a fantastic result and reflects the hard work the team have put in, and shows the commitment of our sports staff who ensure students’ talents are nurtured during their time here.”


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