Home team British International School, Phuket (BISP) won three titles at last weekend’s 2016 BISP Soccer Sevens.
Held on the 25th and 26th of November at the leafy BISP campus in Koh Kaew, the event attracted 1500 competitors playing for 141 teams from 32 international schools, based in 8 different countries.
It was, as Tournament Director Jeff LaMantia put it: “A truly remarkable meeting place for Asia’s top young footballers, and the international school community.”
Unlike last year, where torrential rain brought a premature end to the competition, the 2016 edition saw two days of bright sunshine and blue skies, providing the perfect backdrop to some excellent football and highly competitive action.
“I cannot express how proud I am to work at a school where the staff, students and parents all work together as one big team to help run and organise such a massive event. I can safely say that they all deserve a standing ovation and a gold medal for the best team in the tournament,” said LaMantia.
“We are also very proud of our boys and girls, who won the U11 Boys, U15 Boys and O15 Boys titles, as well as coming close runners-up in the U13 Boys and O15 Girls categories. It was an amazing achievement, and recognition for the ongoing progression of both our school football programme and BISP Cruzeiro Football Academy.
“We’re already looking forward to hosting the 2017 BISP Soccer Sevens, and making that tournament bigger and better than ever. My thanks again to all the schools who took part, and the supporters who made it such a brilliant atmosphere.”
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