Congratulations to the U16 and U18 boys State Cup Champions

Congratulations to three teams that made it out of the group stages of State Cup and into the semifinals.

Semifinalist

Concorde Fire 02B Central Elite – Coaches by Bilal Nakhli

Concorde Fire 02B North Elite – Coached by Jason Christie

Concorde Fire 00B Central Elite – Coached by Ricardo Montoya

Finals

Two of the three teams were successful in their semifinal games and made it to the final and were the eventual winners of the U16 Boys and U18 Boys both winning thrilling games 2-1.

U16 Boys State Cup Finals

CF 02 North Elite – Coached by Jason Christie.

Concorde took the lead midway through the second half with a cross from Anthony Gonzalez  that was diverted into to the goal by MOBA’s own defender (1-0 CF). MOBA managed to get themselves back in the game with a PK goal, which was the result of a hand ball on the line by a Concorde defender that resulted in him receiving a red card (1-1). Concorde with a man down and up against a strong pressing opponent managed to get the winner in injury time with an assist from Trey Kirksey putting Anthony Gonzalez through on goal 1v1 against the keeper and he managed to find the composure finish in the bottom corner (2-1 CF).

Congratulations to both the team and coach Jason Christie. We are very proud of you guys. Concorde Fire 02B North Elite will continue their season competing in regionals in two weeks’ time.

U18 Boys State Cup Finals

Concorde Fire 00B Central Elite – Coached by Ricardo Montoya

Concorde again took the lead midway through the second half with a Pk scored by Eduardo “Lalo” Dimas (1-0 CF). UFA equalized with about 15mins to go with a good diagonal ball and header at the back post (1-0). The game was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation; extra time was next, 10mins each way (20mins total). Concorde got the winner with 5mins left with another goal from Eduardo “Lalo” Dimas with a great touch and finish after a rebounded cross (2-1 CF).

Congratulations to bother the team and coach Ricardo Montoya. Concorde Fire 00BB Central Elite will continue their season competing in regionals in two weeks’ time.