NJA World Cup (Updates)

NJA World Cup (Updates)
Today’s (11/07/2018) semi-final saw a close fought game in hot conditions. Croatia found the net half way through the first half from the foot of Walter.
Costa Rica continued to pressure but were unable to break down the opposition. It was a great game with amazing sportsmanship throughout.
The NJA final will be Australia (Managed by Miss Johnston) vs Croatia (Managed by Mrs Taylor and Miss Gathercole).
The final is scheduled for Wednesday 18th July at 12:20pm

Today’s (10/07/2018) semi-final clash of the NJA World Cup saw two excellent teams battling for a place in the final. The first half included Poland taking a 2-0 lead over Australia with goals from Kofie and Jobe.

The second half saw Australia fight back with constant pressure, Harry converted an early penalty. Soon after Leo found the back of the net to make the full-time score 2-2.
One minute each way of extra time was played, the score remaining 2-2.
Nail biting penalties followed. Poland stepped up first, failing to score. Australia followed by securing a goal. Poland were unable to score from their next two penalties.
Australia, not putting a foot wrong, have qualified for the finals. Manager Miss Johnston is thrilled by her team’s performance.
We await tomorrow’s semi-final between Croatia and Costa Rica, the winner playing Australia in the NJA World Cup final.

In group 1’s final game, Australia beat Brazil 1-0 with a goal from Noah.

Group 2’s game saw Croatia have a convincing 7-0 victory over Spain. A hat trick from Walter, two goals from lucy and a goal each from Ben and Shea.

The semi-final lineup will be as follows:

Australia vs Poland – Tuesday July 10th – 12:20
Costa Rica vs Croatia – Wednesday July 11th – 12:20

Provisional date for the Final will be Tuesday 17th July.

The penultimate game in group 1 saw France beat Portugal 2-1 with goals from Cody and Billy and with Millie scoring for Portugal.

In group 2, England defeated Belgium 2-1 with goals from Zak, Fin and with Ross scoring for Belgium.

Tomorrow’s final group games are Brazil vs Australia and Croatia vs Spain.

Today’s (15-06-2018) result include: in league 1, Australia beat Iceland 1-0. Goal scored by Harry.

League 2 saw Germany had a convincing 4-0 victory over spain with Ashton scoring 3 goals and another scored by Evan.

The last two games in each group will take place on the 25th and 26th of June due to school camp next week.

In today’s games (14/06/18) Costa Rica beat Brazil 3-0 with goals from Blake, Finn and Heath.

In League 2, Poland beat England 1-0 with a goal scored by Kofi.

Tomorrows fixtures:

League 1: Iceland vs Australia
League 2: Germany vs Spain

Today’s NJA world cup games saw in League 1: France put 2 past Iceland who managed to score 1 in return. Scorers were Rudi, Ellie and Cody.

France 2-1 Iceland

Meanwhile in League 2, Croatia beat a diminished Belgium, who were coping with multiple injuries. Goals from Cody and Mackenzie put the final score to 3-0

Croatia 3 – 0 Belgium

In today’s  games (12/06/18), Portugal beat Australia 1-0. Goal scored by Cory.The other game saw Poland defeating Spain 2-0, both goals scored by James.

Reminder: Tomorrow’s fixtures.

League 1 – Iceland vs France
League 2 – Belgium vs Croatia

In today’s (11/06/2018) League 1 game, Costa Rica defeated Iceland 1-0 with a goal scored by Ashton.
Meanwhile in League 2, Germany beat Belgium 2-0 with Sam scoring both goals.
Reminder: Tomorrow’s fixtures
League 1 – Australia vs Portugal.
League 2 – Poland vs Spain

In today’s results, Brazil beat France 1-0 in League 1 while England drew with Spain 1-1 in League 2.

Charlie scored for Brazil while Sienna and Finn were the other scorers.

In today’s games, Iceland beat Portugal 4-2 in League 1. Nate scored a hat-trick and the other goal scorers were Koji, Raife and Corey.

In League 2, Germany and Poland played out a 0-0 draw


In today’s fixtures (23/05/2018), Australia overcame Costa Rica 2-1, Leo and Harry scoring for Australia with Ashton scoring for Costa Rica

In League 2, Croatia came back from 1-0 down to beat England 4-1. Shea scored for England with Fin, Codie (2), and Lucy netting for Croatia.

Portugal and Brazil drew 2-2 today, with goals from Oliver, Millie and Corey. Today’s League 2 game had Belgium beat Poland 2-0 with a goal from Ross and an own goal. Man of the match is awarded to the Goalkeeper, Oscar.

Today’s NJA World Cup Games saw Costa Rica beat France 1-0 in league 1 with the winning goal scored by Blake. League 2 saw a hard fought 0-0 draw between Germany and Croatia.

In the matches played on 18th May, Brazil drew 0-0- with Iceland in League 1. In League 2, Belgium defeated Spain by 3-0 with goals from Ross and Heath (2).

2 matches everyday from the 21st May please check the fixture lists on the website. https://newquayjunior.net/nja-world-cup/


NJA World Cup Update:

There are no games being played Monday to Thursday this week due to SATS exams. Last Friday’s postponed games will be played this Friday (18th May) This will be Brazil vs Iceland (League 1, 12:20) and Belgium vs Spain (League 2, 12:35).


Day 2 of the NJA World Cup saw Costa Rica and Portugal play out a 0-0 draw in League 1.

In League 2, Poland beat Croatia 1-0 with Boyd getting the all important goal.


The first games of the Newquay Junior Academy World Cup took place on 9th May 2018.

In League 1, Australia beat France 1-0 with the only goal scored by Harry.

In a League 2 surprise, England beat Germany 2-1. England led 2-0 with goals from Zak and Ashley. Germany created the better chances but failed to take them. Their late goal was scored by Tahmid.

Due to camera trauma, no pictures are available from today’s matches. Normal service will resume for the next game hopefully!