RESULTS: Auckland clubs to meet in final of national men’s U-17s tournament

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Auckland clubs East Coast Bays and Fencibles United will meet in the final to decide who will become New Zealand’s men’s U-17 champions for 2023.

The two sides won their semi-finals on Sunday morning, securing their berths in the Championship final to be played at 2pm.

East Coast Bays beat Canterbury’s Nomads United 5-4 on penalties after the sides were tied 1-1 in ordinary time.

Fencibles beat Eastern Suburbs 1-0, thanks to a Nicholas Rooney goal.

Main photo: Fencibles United have played their way into the national final after four days of competition. Photo credit: Fencibles United.

In the Plate final, Melville United will meet Bay Olympic after both sides won their semi-finals after penalty shootouts.


Games played on Sunday December 10, 2023

Championship semi-finals

Nomads United 1 (Aidan Sandys)
East Coast Bays 1 (Orlando Thorpe)
*Bays won 5-4 on penalties

Fencibles United 1 (Nicholas Rooney)
Eastern Suburbs 0

Plate semi-finals

Bay Olympic 0
Christchurch United 0
*Bay Olympic won 7-6 on penalties

Melville United 0
Hamilton Wanderers 0
*Melville won 5-3 on penalties

Bowl semi-finals

Northland 1 (Max Eckstein)
Wellington Phoenix 1 (Riley Allison)
*Phoenix won 6-5 on penalties

Otumoetai 0
Western Springs Development 1 (Niko Clare)

Watch the stream

The championship final will be live-streamed by hosts Western Springs at 2pm:


Games to be played on Sunday December 10, 2023

Championship final (men)

Fencibles United v East Coast Bays, 2pm

Plate final (men)

Bay Olympic v Melville United, 1.45pm

Bowl final (men)

Wellington Phoenix v Western Springs Development, 1.45pm

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