Unbeaten leaders clinch south division title

The locally-based Sussex Futsal Club has clinched the FA National Futsal Super League South Division Two title with three games to spare.

The Sussex Futsal Club team which clinched the FA National Futsal League South Division Two title
The Sussex Futsal Club team which clinched the FA National Futsal League South Division Two title

Sussex made it 11 wins out of 11 with a 7-2 victory at home to Newham Sports on Sunday, giving them an unassailable 12-point cushion over second-placed Kickers Futsal Club.

In a game sponsored by Knight Accountants, Sussex opened up a 3-0 half time lead, which they increased during the second half.

Sign up to our daily SussexWorld Today newsletter

Sergio Garzon bagged a brace, and there was a goal each for Jimmy Elford, Alan Foster, debutant Eduardo Aller, Pau Palacios-Vilajuana and Carlos Catarino. The squad was completed by Matt Cruttwell, Carlos Gomez and Jorge Coquemudo.

Sussex are away to Braintree Futsal Club, who they hammered 16-1 in the reverse fixture, this coming Sunday.

The final two fixtures in their quest to complete the campaign with a 100 percent winning record are away to Futsal Club Enfield and at home to ProFutsal London.

The club will then turn its focus to the FA Futsal Cup, which starts in April.

Sussex Futsal Club is looking to add to its youth academy for under-7s to under-14s which trains on Fridays at Ark William Parker Academy, Hastings. Email [email protected] or call 07505 266874.

See our comprehensive sports coverage in the Observer every Friday.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1 Make this website your homepage

2 Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Sport-Sussex3 Follow us on Twitter @SportSussex

4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!