Heart of Worcestershire's Football Academy clinched the AOC League title as they made easy work of Sandwell College in an 8-0 victory.

HoW needed just one point to secure the title for the first time in four years.

Their previous encounter with Sandwell College proved a formidable test, resulting in a nail-biting victory, courtesy of a last-minute deflected shot.


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Despite Sandwell College having more possession and a few good opportunities at the start of the match, the tenacity of HoW shone through, with the superbly executed opening goal setting the tone for the remainder of the match.

Despite spirited attempts from Sandwell, HoW Academy's persistent pressure resulted in three more goals before half-time, effectively putting the game out of reach.

In the second half, HoW Academy showed continued energy and focus, securing four additional goals.

The team then added four more scores to the tally to coast to a victory that exceeded all expectations.

This win clinched the championship title for HoW with two games still remaining in the season.

Their unbeaten league run spans 10 league games, with a series of quality performances seeing them go unbeaten for over 18 months.

The college has given credit to Matt Clements and Max Kontic-Coveney, for developing an excellent coaching partnership over the past two seasons an instilling an ethos of hard work and excellent values that extend beyond the football pitch within the team.