On the last day of the season, "ECB 17/1 Corporaal" secured the US1 1st Division title after a 3-0 victory in and against Warkworth.
After winning all grading round games, we were the team to beat. The Championship round started with a 2-3 loss against North Shore United but this was followed by a string of convincing wins.
Oratia nearly snatched the championship after we dropped precious points in the penultimate game against Norwest but this same Norwest did us a favour by subsequently beating Oratia on the last day.
After initial challenges to get a team together in the first place, we rose to national fame on the front page of the New Zealand Herald through the Swine-flu incident. However, quarantine lock downs and a number of broken limbs did not stop this team playing some exciting football accumulating in a deserved championship at the end.
Last Modified on 04/09/2009 10:41