Congratulations to Modbury Jets Under 12s team who have returned from the ‘2014 Gold Coast Champions Cup’ as Runners Up in the Under 12s Grand Final.

The international youth tournament, attracting some 180 teams from all states of Australia, New Zealand and PNG, was played at Metricon Stadium Carrara Sports complex from 27 September to 4 October.

The Modbury Jets Under 12’s team won 5 consecutive matches over 5 days to claim a spot in the final against the 2013 defending champions and local Under 12 champions Palm Beach.

After dominating in the first half to take the lead 1-0 the Modbury players eventually ran out of legs to the local side, losing 1-3 in a tight match which could have seen the result go either way.

In awarding the championship trophies and medals, the competition coordinator praised the sportsmanship of the players, and thanked other South Australian teams, including quarter finalists Modbury Under 13s as well as Modbury 15s and teams from Cumberland United and Adelaide City that had all made the journey to the Gold Coast to compete in the annual tournament.