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Weavers FC crowned Masters champions for second time

PUBLISHED: 12:30 09 July 2019 | UPDATED: 07:45 11 July 2019

Weavers Football Club have been crowned Sonali Othith Masters champions. Picture: Weavers FC

Weavers Football Club have been crowned Sonali Othith Masters champions. Picture: Weavers FC

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Weavers Football Club have been crowned Sonali Othith Masters champions for the second time.

The Whitechapel based team went unbeaten all day and got past a number of teams in the group stages to reach the last eight.

They then made it past both Docklands and Bromley to make it to the final.

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A goalless stalemate against Workhouse FC in the final led to a penalty shootout, with Paolo Da Graca driving home the winning spot-kick to seal it 3-2 for Weavers.

Weavers player manager Atiqur Rahman said: "This is the second time we have become champions with an unbeaten record.

"I would like to thank the players, supporters and management for playing a huge role here today. We are beyond proud."

Sonali Othith Chairman Jamal Uddin also said: "This is truly a showpiece event in the UK football calendar for not only the football but also the way it involves the community."

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