Khalsa Football Academy annual five-a-side tournament

There was final disappointment for a local team in the Khalsa Football Academy annual five-a-side tournament on Sunday at the Bunyan Sports Centre in Bedford. There were teams from Birmingham, East London, Berkshire, Bucks, Beds and of course Herts. Local

There was final disappointment for a local team in the Khalsa Football Academy annual five-a-side tournament on Sunday at the Bunyan Sports Centre in Bedford.

There were teams from Birmingham, East London, Berkshire, Bucks, Beds and of course Herts.

Local sides Khalsa Letchworth and Letchworth met in the quarter-finals in what was an intense battle.

It ended in victory for Letchworth thanks to a spectacular strike from Jason Kangora.

Letchworth then beat another local side Red Star in the semi-final after a penalty shoot-out.

ABD Slough won the tournament for the fourth year on the trot by beating Letchworth 4-1 in the final.

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Tournament scores

Quarter-finals: Red Star 1 Punjab United 0; Khalsa Letchworth 0 Letchworth 1; API Slough 3 Bedford 1; ABD Slough 4 Eastern Eagles 2.

Semi-finals: API Slough 0 ABD Slough 4; Letchworth 2 Red Star 2 (Letchworth won on penalties).

Final: ABD Slough 4 Letchworth 1.

Jagjit Singh was the player of the tournament.

# The Brazilian Soccer Schools organised by Khalsa are starting in Stevenage.

Any youngsters aged eight to 12 interested in learning to play the Brazilian way, should contact the organiser Bal Singh by emailing him on teambal@hotmail.com and leaving your contact details and age group.