Basingstoke and Portchester win Hampshire League Cup finals

Basingstoke Town with the Hampshire League Junior Cup.
Basingstoke Town with the Hampshire Women’s County League Junior Cup. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)

AFC Portchester won the Hampshire County Women’s League Invitation Cup, Basingstoke Town clinched the Junior Cup on penalties.

It was a second trophy for Portchester despite only being formed in 2020, as the Division 2 title-chasers ran out 6-0 winners over Division 1 opponents Bursledon at Hampshire FA’s Winklebury Sports Complex.

AFC Portchester won the Hampshire League Invitation Cup
Bursledon’s Steph Hettle and Brooke Marshall of Portchester. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)

Ella Wilson and Aimee Hall-Guy each bagged a brace for Portchester, Shannon Woods and Bella Longyear also finding the back of the net.

AFC Portchester win Hants League Cup
AFC Portchester with the HCWL Invitation Cup. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)

It was a second success of the season for Basingstoke, who were recently crowned Division 3 champions.

But they had to stage a comeback from two goals down to Division 4 winners Gosport Borough, eventually winning 3-2 on penalties.

Basingstoke Towmn won the Hampshire League Junior Cup
Basingstoke’s Charlotte Hull tackles Emily Styler of Gosport Borough. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)

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