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The inaugural Gold Fields WA Paras Football Championship took place on the weekend with the WA Paras Gold lifting the Pat Amato Cup.
After an entertaining 2-2 draw in Saturday's first game at E&D Litis Stadium, WA Gold defeated WA Black 5-3 at Hale School on Sunday.
Both games were live streamed on Football West platforms.
The WA Paras also announced their Team of the Decade on the weekend:
Goalkeeper: Chris Barty
Defender: Pat Amato
Defender: Alessandro La Verghetta
Midfielder: Nick Prescott
Midfielder: Brad Scott
Midfielder: Ben Tirabosco
Striker: Chris Minutillo
Sub: Connor Bunce
Sub: Rodrigues Niyongere
Sub: Sam McConnachy
Sub: Setha Chum
Sub: Andrew Staddle
Sub: Jordan De Stefano
Sub: Levi Saunders
Honourable mention: Conrad Morris
Football West Program Lead – Community Melissa Gmeiner said: "Congratulations to both teams and everyone involved who put on this fantastic event.
"With the National CP (Cerebral Palsy) Football Championships cancelled for the second successive year due to Covid, it was important that we were able to offer an alternative tournament for the WA Paras.
"The players, officials and organisers all got fully behind the Championship. We'd also like to thank Floreat Athena and Hale School for hosting the games."
The weekend also saw Special Olympics, United Reds Football League and Equal Footingball players compete in matches.