Metric Search Named Nottingham Champs
Business Fives Nottingham Event took place on Tuesday and seen 22 companies compete for three qualification spots and a donation for their chosen charity.
Before the football kicked off, there were some great fundraising efforts across the board. In third place it was the OTB Legal team who raised £165 for Base 51 and Red Box Voice placed second as they raised £220 for Framework.
It was Metric Search who were out in front with an impressive £940 raised for The Trussell Trust, crowning them Top Fundraisers.
Metric Search were just as impressive on the pitch as they sailed past Totemic with an impressive 6-1 win in the Champions League semi-final. They went on to play Champions who beat Cadent Gas 2-1 in the other semi-final.
Both teams secured their spots at the National Final taking place on Tuesday 18th October in Leeds and were determined to win the £350 charitable donation on offer.
In the final, it was Metric Search who picked up their second trophy of the day as they were crowned Business Fives Nottingham champions and added to their fundraising efforts for The Trussell Trust.
Lead by Player of the Match Sam McElroy, it was no surprise the team secured the win with Sam scoring an incredible 27 goals throughout the day, a record breaking amount!
In other individual awards, it was Hannah from OTB Legal who was selected as player of the tournament.
In the Europa League, it was a battle of the financial services with UNiDAYS in the mix as well. Mazars secured their spot in the final after a tight semi-final against Botham Accounting. They went on to play Brewin Dolphin who had a strong 2-0 victory against UNiDAYS.
In the final, Brewin Dolphin seen a reverse of their semi-final score as Mazars went 2-0 up and secured the win. The team bagged a £150 donation for MNDA and secured their spot in the National Final.
The teams were treated to stories of his playing days as well as his current coaching career from Nottingham Forrest first team coach Andy Reid.
Business Fives rounds off its qualifiers in London ahead of the National Final taking place on Tuesday 18th October.
Nottingham Football Tournament Timings
1:45 – Registration and Networking
2:30 – Kick Off
5:00 – Drinks Reception, Buffet, Q&A and prize presentation from a guest speaker
£350 charity donation to the Champions League Winners & £150 donation to the Europa League winners. Awards for Top Fundraisers, Top Goalscorer, Ladies Player of the Tournament, Player of the Match in Champions League Final
Health & Safety
Alongside medical support on site as standard for our Business Fives events for any injuries that might arrive we are taking some extra steps to mitigate risks associated with events.
You can follow us on social media and both finals of the Europa League and Champions League will be streamed live. With all the coverage it’s a good time to remind you that you will be representing your company so play with respect.
By taking part you have all helped us raise over £380,000 through our events which we are absolutely thrilled with and we wish you every success in the tournament.