NFA Cup semi-final clash for Cogenhoe Veterans.
NFA Cup semi-final
Cogenhoe United v Mereway Sapphires
Sunday 26th Feb 2023.
Sunday morning we have the first of THE two cup semi-finals that Cogenhoe Veterans have qualified for, the other being the MK Veterans Cup with a date still to be arranged.
With Cogenhoe and Mereway both top of their respective tables in the league and neither side having lost a league game this season, this match promises to be a competitive contest.
The Sapphires made it to this semi-final having only played 2 games, defeating Rothwell Corinthians at home 4-2 and Rothwell Corinthians Reserves away 5-1, the other 2 round of games saw them have a bye in the second round and a home-walkover versus Mawsley in the 3rd round.
The Cooks veterans qualified for this game having won away to North Star 2-1, a 2nd round bye, a 9-0 win over Northampton Sovereigns and a penalty shootout win versus Denton after a 0-0 draw at Compton Park, with the Cooks winning 4-2.
In the 12 league games played by Mereway this season, 3 of them have gone down as walkovers, with 11 wins and one draw, with a goal difference of plus 38 having scored 52 with 14 against.
Lee Haines (c)
Squad will be from: