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Nawone ends grand final on high

In the men’s under 20 and men’s division one final, Tusiks edged out RK United 3-2 in the penalty shootout while in the division one, Somea FC defeated Nupmo FC 3-2 in the penalty shootout after locked nil all at extra-time.

In the premier women final on Sunday, Nupmo FC proved a tough match up for the defending champion Y2 Mates FC holding them off 2-1 in the penalty shootout. The scores were locked 2-all in the extra time but Nupmo FC managed to pull through two goals in the penalty shootout to come away with the win.

For the men’s final RK United FC came to the party with a hard fought 3-2 grand-final win over defending champion Namates FC from the penalty shootout after 2-2 draw in the extra time.

Favourites Namates FC was blown off the park as RK United FC scored two quick goals in the first half and managed to put up a strong defence to hold off Karu Philly’s coached side till the half-time whistle.

In the second half with supporters from both teams chanting the momentum of the match seemed to sway with every drive even though Namates were not able to find the net.

With instruction from their coach, Namates were sparked into action with two goals before full time to make it 2-2. The match went into extra time but the score remain the same to force the game into penalty shootout which RK United FC came out the eventual winner scoring 3 goals to 2 and walk away with the 2014 Antonio Cup.

Namates coach Karu Allen Philly said he was happy with the result even though his boys were not able to retain back the cup but promise to come back next season stronger to win back the cup.

He said RK United have been a better team throughout the season and also being the runner-up for the last season, deserve the ultimate prize and we accept it because one has to lose and one has to win.

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