GS Group Take Home the Trophy as Tayside Champions
Business Fives hosted its Tayside event with 21 companies competing for 3 qualification spots at the National Final and raising £2,338 for various local charities in the process.
Off the pitch, the Top Fundraiser award was hotly contested with Thorntons Law coming in third place having raised £310 MND Scotland and MTC placing second with their total of £330. Out in front, the GS Group team took home the award having raised an impressive £762 for Tayside Health Charity.
On the pitch, Thorntons Law made it to the Europa League final after beating Aviva 4-0. They went on to face Castlewater after their 2-0 victory against GLD.
With a qualification spot up for grabs, both teams gave it their all in the final! As the final whistle blew, it was Castlewater who secured the qualification spot as well as a £150 donation for Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia after winning 2-1.
In the Champions League, 7 goals were scored between both semi finals and it was EQ Accountants who managed to make their way to the final after beating Mtc media 3-1 and went on to play GS Group who beat Brunel 2-1.
Both teams secured their spots at the National Final taking place on Tuesday 18th October in Leeds and went on to compete for a £350 charity donation on offer.
In a tight final, it was GS Group who would be crowned the new Tayside Business Fives champions. Led by Man of the Match, Mark, GS Group claimed the title and secured the additional £350 donation.
In other individual awards it was Kate from Perth Race Courses who was selected a Player of the Tournament and Sean from GS Group who bagged the Top Goal Scorer award with an impressive 12 goals.
The players were treated to stories from former Northern Ireland International and Manchester United star Jimmy Nicholson playing career at the buffet and drinks reception after the football.
Business Fives continues its events in Tees Valley, Nottingham and London
Tayside 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
The tournament format will be updated live on the site here as the results come in and will be announced and available here from Monday 12th September at 2pm after our Live Draw
£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.