For Boreham Wood’s talented Under 19’s and Under 18’s a huge week awaits. With the ECFA National Cup on Wednesday, the Brian Hitchings Cup final on Friday and a Champion of Champions round robin game on Sunday, Wood’s young players have 3 vital games in 5 days.
Boreham Wood Under 19’s travel to North Wales on Wednesday to take on Gower College, Swansea in the final of the All England and Wales National College Cup. Wood are the holders having won this trophy in some style last season, conceding just one goal throughout the competition, so these youngsters are desperate to retain and win their second National Cup in as many years.
Then on Friday Boreham Wood’s Under 18’s host Waltham Abbey in the final of the Brian Hitchings Cup, kick off 7.30pm. Their form has been impressive with a comprehensive 9-0 win over the holders Chesham United in the Quarter Final and 8-0 win away at Kings Langley in the Semi’s.
Lastly Wood’s Under 18’s take on Codicote on Sunday in a Champion of Champions Cup game. Having both won their respective Southern Counties Floodlit Youth Leagues. They now enter a 3 team round robin, where the victors will be crowned Champion of Champions.
Head PASE Coach, Mario Noto, said “It’s a huge week for all the boys involved with the Under 19’s and Under 18’s. Their attitude and application has seen them get to this stage, they must apply themselves and we hope we succeed what we all set out to achieve at the start of the season which seems such a long time ago right now.”