Cup kings Chigs finish with a flourish
Braces from Adam Hakimi, Steve Summers and Sam McCarthy eased Chigwell Athletic A into the third round of the JC Cyril Anekstein Cup as they ended Glenthorne United B’s run with an 8-1 victory.
Hakimi’s opener was cancelled out by a long-range effort from David Blackman. Parity was restored as Summers found the net. The Premier Division high-flyers finished strongly with Hayden Smith and Dean Ben Yosef completing the job.
Glenthorne United A manager Ian Cohen was “proud of his team” after they came away from a double-header against Hendon United A with a win apiece. Avidan Last and Saul Conway struck as Hendon won the opener 2-1. Jamie Golding replied. Lewis Walker scored the solitary goal in part two. Cohen said: “We matched the second best team in the league over 120 minutes. This shows how far we have come.”
London Maccabi Lions A claimed back-to-back wins against struggling Montana Boca United A. Max Fieldgrass and Aviel Schwarz earned them a 2-0 win in part one. David Dinkin (2), Danny Schindler (2), Michael Pearson and Fieldgrass eased them to a 6-0 success in the second.
Southgate Harmen A moved a step closer to sealing the Division Two title with a 2-0 win at Rapid Banta, courtesy of goals from Jonathan Hirshler and Russell Becker.
Steve Bloom (3) and Jamie Kaye were on the mark as NW Neasden C came from behind to beat Faithfold C.
Sheldon Conrich (2), Freddie Marks (2) and Dom Berko were the scorers as Division Three leaders FC Team B beat POFB 5-1.
Darryl Green (2), supersub Elliott Winner (2), Jerome Marks and Paul Shone, with his first for the club, steered Division Four leaders Woodford Wanderers to a 6-2 win over Real Life. It was 18th time lucky as Pinner JFC claimed their first win of the season courtesy of goals from Jon Kay (2) and Josh Greenham in the 3-2 success over Hendon United D.