SATURDAY 1st September 2018 - ROUND 1
The 2018/19 season kicked off with a goal-fest! Playing with a new formation and on an unfamilar, narrower-than-normal pitch, the Barbarians took the first 45mins to find some momentum. Going into half-time trailing 3-1 may have seen most teams dropping heads and imploding. But not this squad and not on this day. The Barbarians took control of the game and scored 3 straight goals in the first 25mins of the second half to take the lead in the match for the first time at 4-3. Then to make it even more exciting for the huge crowd that turned up, there was a questionable penalty decision followed by a double-deflection freekick from the edge of the box which resulted in 2 quick goals to Kozo making it 4-5. Kozo by this point had been given two red cards however the Barbarians were unable to capitalize on their advantage, further conceeding and snatching a consolation goal at the death.
FINAL SCORE - Kozo 6-5 Barbarians
Goal Scorers - Gideon 2, Lewis 2, Ahmed 1
MOTM - Murchik