Further success for South Essex College Football Academy
South Essex College’s Football Academy is celebrating further success after winning the Essex County Schools & Colleges U19 League third division.
The play off final is contested between the two teams which top the Division 3 West and East league tables to determine the overall Division 3 winner.
In fact it was an all South Essex College final, as the college’s fourth team topped the East table while the fifth team scored the most points in the West.
Although it was a guaranteed win for the college overall, the match was hotly contested and thrilling spectacle. It also highlights the success of the Football Academy this year with two college teams locking out the final.
In the end the fourth team triumphed 4-1 to claim the silverware.
Tutor David Birnie, said it was another fantastic achievement in a bumper year for the Football Academy.
He said: “Once again our students have done themselves, and the college, proud. To have two teams reach the final is incredible and it was great to see both teams give it their all in the match.”
For more information about the Football Academy and to enrol on the course, visit www.southessex.ac.uk/search?course_keyword=football