Valentine Sports Park was abuzz of St Andrew’s Cup fever as 14 schools took part in the prestigious tournament with Cranbrook running out eventual winners with a 1-0 extra-time victory against Moriah in a thrilling finale on Wednesday.
The likes of St Aloysius, St Spyridon, Barker, Oakhill, Shore, St Andrew’s, St Pius, St Paul’s, Sydney Boys, Riverview, St Patrick’s and Waverly all took part in what was a fantastic two days of school’s football action for students in Years 11 and 12.
It was Cranbrook that reigned supreme as they took out the Cup in style led by its inspirational coach in former Hyundai A-League and English star footballer Lloyd Owusu.
Owusu heaped praise on his young gun squad as Cranbrook took out its first ever St Andrew’s Cup.
“I am very proud of my Cranbrook boys winning their first St Andrew’s Cup trophy out at Football NSW headquarters.
“It’s been a tough two days for the boys with five games.
“I set them a challenge to go and win it and they didn’t fail.
“Well done boys.”
The final standings were as follows:
- St Pius
- St Aloysius
- St Spyridon
- St Paul’s
- St Patrick’s
- Sydney Boys
- St Andrews