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📝 Match Preview: Exeter City Women vs AEK BOCO

All you need to know ahead of Sunday's fixture

30 October 2020

Exeter City Women are back in FA Cup action this Sunday as they face AEK BOKO in the third qualifying round at the Exwick Sports Hub.

Here is all you need to know:

  • Match: Exeter City Women vs AEK BOKO
  • Venue: Exwick Sports Hub, Exeter
  • Date: Sunday, October 25
  • Kick-Off: 1pm 
  • ADMISSION: £3 Adults £1 Children | 50% OF GATE RECEIPTS TO BE DONATED TO THE EXETER FOODBANK

COVID SANCTIONS:

Track and Trace, Temperature Check on entry, Social Distancing and a limit on capacity will all be precautions in place on the day. We wish to make your afternoon a safe and enjoyable one.

MATCH PREVIEW

When the Draw was made for the Third Qualifying Round, the visit of AEK BOCO to Devon looked, on paper, to be a favourable draw. However, this IS the FA Cup. The Bristol side have already beaten one National League side on their way to this round and will be looking to knock out another at the Sports Hub on Sunday.

Playing in the South Western Regional League, AEK BOCO have had a strong start to their League campaign. Last weekend’s victory at Swindon Spitfires saw Abigail Nicholas’ side climb to third place in the table and a strong Cup run has certainly strengthened that foundation. Victory over City’s fellow National League competitors Larkhall Athletic was amongst the bigger shocks of the last round. After going behind early on, and trailing at half time, AEK fought back to win the game with a goal from Eloise Nicholas.

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Led by Captain Sasha Ferris, the team will travel South with no fear and all the expectation of causing another upset. The last time the two teams met in Devon, Exeter City were comfortable winners by twelve goals to nil, Clive Watts and his team will certainly be anticipating a closer encounter on Sunday. After a disappointing League defeat last time out, the Grecians will be hoping to bounce back with an all important place in the First Round of the FA Cup awaiting the winners.  

HOW TO FOLLOW:

To keep up to date with the action, make sure you are following Exeter City Women on Twitter: @ExeterCityWFC


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