The second encounter between the international team of Mannichester FC and Team France was won by the Europeans. They managed to win the return game after having lost 1:0 in the first encounter, with midfielder Danny scoring the “golden goal”.
Carlos (gk) (MX)
Manni (c) (IN) – Kim (GER) – Wen (MX) – Andre (BRA)
Raymond (VEN) – Emil (VEN) – Deyban (VEN) – Carlos (MX)
It was the expected fierce battle between Mannichester FC and team France. This past Saturday a French selection let by Pablo Moctezuma and Matthieu challenged the unbeaten team of Mannichester FC with players from India, Brazil, US, Venezuela, Germany, Kenya and Mexico. The French team itself got international support with defender Oscar, midfielder Emil and striker Ferro, all from Venezuela.
Mannichester trusted in a conventional 4-4-2 formation. France chose a more attractive 4-2-3-1 formation, having one extra midfielder in the center:
Several changes were made on both sides compared to the first game between both teams one week ago. Wen, Hazael, Ruben, Jon and Edward replaced Hector, Arturo, Danny, Greg and Raymond for Mannichester. The French connection Nico, Matthieu, Seb and Pablo replaced Mauricio, Jorge, Manuel and Angel’s friend for Rest of the World. On paper, Rest of the World improved their squad tremendously. Mannichester had to feel that in the first half:
It was the first encounter between team Rest of the World and Mannichester FC this past Saturday at the beautiful Benito Juarez Stadium in the heart of Mexico City. Team Mannichester arrived with a team of players from 8 different nationalities. Team Rest of the World had a strong Mexican influence with 7 players, next to their 2 Japanese players and Ferro and Andre from Venezuela and Brazil. Both teams had one Brazilian player. Continue reading →
Passion – Energy and Friendship at Thursday Games in CDMX
A lot of passion and energy could be felt at the Thursday game last week between the international crew of captain Carlos and Team International’s Mannichester FC. All players gathered together to have fun playing 1:30 hours in the north of Mexico City.
While Mannichester had a tremendous start of the day scoring 8:2 goals by strikers Edward and Joshua, Carlos’ crew came back strong into the game in the second part of the game.
A new experience for Team International’s Mannichester FC. The team played for the first time on an 11-a-side natural grass pitch. Several people did not have the right cleats for such a rare but fantastic soccer pitch. But the team consisting of players from Venezuela, Germany, India, United States, El Salvador and Mexico did a great job on their first competitive game on natural grass.
After a quick team discussion right before the game, the following line-up was decided on with a 4-4-1-1 formation: