Burgess Hill-based insurance firm BC Underwriting have heralded the start of Euro 2016 by going to the top of their league.
BC Underwriting, fought off 21 teams, scoring 25 goals and conceding just two from five league and three knockout matches, in the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) South East regional tournament.
The event pitched five-aside teams from Pavilion Recruitment and members of the Insurance Institutes of Surrey, Sussex and Kent against each other at Beckenham on Tuesday, June 7.
It was only the third time Team BC Underwriting, comprising Mark Bennett, Tom Stripp, Liam Benson, Matt Fisher, Jamie Simmons, Alex Spinks, Mark Noakes and Roger Christmas, had pulled on the BC Underwriting strip – making their victory all the more impressive.
BC’s man of the tournament, scorer Jamie Simmons sent 14 goals to the back of the net.
The winners, who ranged in age from 20 to 50-plus, will be treated to an Ultimate Football Experience at St George’s Park, the FA National football centre.