Pirates win at home

news: Pirates win at home

The Algarve’s Pirates American-style football team won their first game on Saturday, February 9, in Mexilhoeira Grande.

The Pirates outscored the Sta. Iria de Azóia Wolves 33-15 in only their third game as a Portugal League team. The home team scored a 3-point field goal in the first quarter. The Wolves rallied to go ahead 7-3, but the Algarve team recovered their momentum and began the steady march to victory in the second quarter, which included a 35 yard touchdown pass and two rushing touchdowns.

The Pirates’ next game is in Lisbon against the formidable Lisboa Navigators on March 10.

More information about American-style football in the Algarve and details of how to be involved, either as a player or a sponsor, is available from:

960 387 408 | www.algarve-pirates.com

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