GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

United Nations, Bulldogs, Wings win 3v3 Fall 2016 tourney

[December 10, 2016 - Harmon, Guam] The Wings, Bulldogs, and United Nations All-Stars were all awarded champions trophies in their respective age divisions following final matches of the 7th Guam Football Association 3v3 Grassroots Tournament Saturday at the GFA National Training Center.

The United Nation All-Stars, consisting of team members Andrew Choi, Robert Haddock, Justin Joseph, Nainoa Norton, Kai Pahl, and Kyle Takano, emerged champions of the U12 division with a 9-2 win over runner-up Islanders Metgot. Finishing in third place were the Wings.

In the U10 division, the Bulldogs, consisting of team members Raito Atsuta, Gavin Baker, Nicolas Charfauros, Riku Meyar, Raif Sablan, and Carl Takano, defeated Pare’s Inc. 4-2 for the division championship. Finishing in third place were the Knights.

The Wings scored a trio of unanswered goals in the second half to defeat Islanders Betde 4-2 in the championship match of the U8 division. The Wings team featured players Levi Berg, Trey Jacot, Hiyori Nishioka, Enzio Walker and Haruto Watabe.

New to the 7th edition of the tournament were All-Girls divisions in the U8 and U10 age groups thanks to generous support from FIFA. The girls played in friendly, recreational matches and at the conclusion of the matches, received medals and other prizes.

 

The United Nations All-Stars pose with their champions trophies after defeating the Islanders Metgot 9-2 in the championship match of the 7th Guam Football Association 3v3 Grassroots Tournament U12 division played Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. In the photo, from left to right are Robert Haddock, Kyle Takano, Kai Pahl, Andrew Choi, Justin Joseph, and Nainoa Norton. Standing behind the players is coach Robert Choi.

 

The Bulldogs pose with their champions trophies after defeating the Pare's Inc 4-2 in the championship match of the 7th Guam Football Association 3v3 Grassroots Tournament U10 division played Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. In the photo, from left to right are Raif Sablan, Nicolas Charfauros, Riku Meyar, Gavin Baker, Carl Takano, and Raito Atsuta. Standing behind the players is coach Cliff Takano.

 

The Wings pose with their champions trophies after defeating the Islanders Betde 4-2 in the championship match of the 7th Guam Football Association 3v3 Grassroots Tournament U8 division played Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. In the photo, front row from left to right are Levi Berg, Trey Jacot, and Enzio Walker. In the back row, standing, from left to right are Hiyori Nishioka, coach Ralph Awa, and Haruto Watabe.

 

Players in the U8 and U10 girls divisions of the 7th Guam Football Association 3v3 Grassroots Tournament pose for a group photo before playing in friendly matches Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Thanks to generous support from FIFA, the popular youth tournament expanded to include all-girls divisions for the first time.

 
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