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Occitania win Tynwald Hill International Football Tournament

Occitania celebrate winning the Tynwald Hill International tournament

Occitania celebrate winning the Tynwald Hill International tournament

Occitania lifted the inaugural Tynwald Hill International Tournament honours at Mullen-e-Cloie on Sunday evening beating hard-working hosts St John’s United 2-0 in the competition’s final.

After a tight and goal-less first half, a lovely flicked finish by striker Guillaume Lafuente gave the region in the southern France the lead in the 73rd minute.

With just a couple of minutes left to play Didier Amiel’s side scored a second to secure the silverware. This time it was Brice Martinez finding the back of the net after good work by Boris Massare and Simon Delpech.

Earlier in the day, Tamil Eelam had secured third place with a 5-0 win of Raetia, while in the play-off for fifth and sixth, Sealand beat Alderney 2-1.

Reports on all the finals day games in Thursday’s Manx Independent.

 
 
 

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