A slow start in last weeks regional finals cost AOIF their second piece of silverware, in just 3 years as a club.
Losing the opening two games of the tournament staged in Lystrup, AOIF finally found their form, winning the third and impressively denying the home team being able to lift the trophy with a draw.
Player of the tournament was once again the impressive Rob Thomas, closely followed by Sam Evans and Andy Grantham.
Time for the lads to rest their old bones over the summer, to be back fresh and ready for the next half season!
Forget the pending World Cup, AOIF have made the regional finals to be played at Lystrup Idrætsanlæ 20/06/2018.
Never without some drama however, the lads started last week with a final home game loss to AFFC (1) 0-1. The foul mouthed and ill disciplined Lewis Fisher being shown a yellow card and surely ensuring traveling supporters leave their kids at home for future matches.
Things improved rapidly with a thumping away win over Vietnam FC (2) 1-5 last Sunday, to finish top of the league and confirm our finals spot. Goals came from Lewis Fisher (2), Rob Thom...Læs mere
Another hard fought victory away to Stilling IF guaranteed AOIF a place in this years Regional Finals. The boys recovered from falling 1-0 behind in the burning heat, to overturn a physical and organized Stilling team 2-1.
The teams very own Welsh wizard Rob Thomas, showed shades of the great Ian Rush himself, finishing off 2 goals and heading this years Golden Boot race with 5 so far. Lewis Fisher again turning play-maker with a superb assist splitting the defence.
Man of the match was Rob Thomas, closely followed by Lewis Fisher and Tim Smalley.
The t...Læs mere
AOIF tasted defeat for the first time in 2018 yesterday, losing at home 2-1 to Hasle B.
Playing their second game in three days, the old men looked tired in the first half and left the second half comeback a little too late.
Steve Leitch decided to show his face and contributed a fine goal. Debut for Hjalde Makvad.
Man of the match was a split vote between Sam Evans, Lewis Fisher, Steve Leitch and Jacob Toft.
Time to rest the tired bones. Three games away from a place in the regional finals.
AOIF took on the unbeaten FC Vietnam (2) yesterday and were victorious with a 1-0 home win.
The only goal of the game coming from striker Ross Bissland who was superbly assisted by Lewis Fisher.
A fantastic all round team performance and fully deserved three points. Man of the match was goalkeeper Neil Smith.
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