Basingstoke Town Colts under-13 Lions have made it through to the 2019/20 Hampshire Cup final in both the Saturday and Sunday competition.

The Lions will face Gosport Falcons in the Saturday Hampshire Cup on October 3, and Broadstone FC in the Sunday Hampshire Cup) on November 8.

The club said: “This is an amazing feat for a determined grassroots team from Basingstoke, having had to win against some of the best teams in the county to make the finals.”

“This goes to show the footballing talent coming through the age groups within our local community and the requirement for continued investment in the footballing facilities within our town.”

Tony Wilkin, Chairman of Basingstoke Town Colts, said: “Congratulations to our under 13 Lions on successfully reaching the final for not just the Saturday Hampshire Cup but also the Sunday Hampshire Cup.

“As the chairman I wanted to express mine and everyone else connected to Basingstoke Town Colts congratulations on this great achievement.

“To reach the cup final of any competition is a huge success, but to reach two in one season is an amazing achievement.

“All the players should be proud.

“I am sure the players will continue to develop and achieve great things this season in their league and cup competitions under the guidance of Michael Kemp and his coaching team”.