Christchurch United clinch back-to-back Southern League titles

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Christchurch United have won the Southern League title for 2023 after nearest rivals Cashmere Technical dropped points in a 2-2 draw against Ferrymead Bays.

Saturday’s result by Tech means United could not be caught, with three games to play, and have taken back-to-back titles.

On Sunday, Christchurch United beat Green Island 15-3.

On Tuesday, they meet FC Twenty 11.

While the result won’t change United’s league position, FC Twenty 11 desperately need to cause an upset to keep alive any hopes of clearing the foot of the table.

Christchurch United play Melville United in the final of the Chatham Cup at Auckland’s North Harbour Stadium on Sunday September 10.

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Games played on Saturday August 26, 2023

Nomads United 4 (Flynn Holdem 20′, Seth Simpson 39′, own goal 41′, Niraj Basnet 71′)
Nelson Suburbs 1 (Lennon Whewell 12′)

Coastal Spirit 3 (Roque Fuentes Salinas 11′, Liam Cotter 52′, Omar Cameron 65′)
Selwyn United 1 (Darius van Wyke 70′)

Cashmere Technical 2 (Garbhan Coughlan 43′, 90′)
Ferrymead Bays 2 (Daniel Thomas 36′, Kenshin Hayashi 50′)

Game played on Sunday August 27, 2023

Green Island 3 (Stefan Milidrag 49′, 82′, Weston Bell 68′)
Christchurch United 15 (Sam Philip 4′, 11′, 58′, 62′, 63′, 75′, 90+2′, 90+3′, Eoghan Stokes 16′, 17′, 55′, Matt Todd-Smith 20′, 23′, Aaron O’Driscoll 26′, 42′)


Game to be played on Tuesday August 29, 2023

FC Twenty 11 v Christchurch United
Avonhead Park, Christchurch, 7pm

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