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Young Academy squad perform well in Copa Amsterdam

Posted on 21 May 2013  - 12:59

Our Academy finished fifth in the Aegon Copa Amsterdam tournament over the weekend.

Young Academy squad perform well in Copa Amsterdam

The team bounced back from a last-minute defeat against Fluminense in the group stage to beat Men United 1-0 with a goal from Darren McQueen and therefore take on Ajax in the fifth/sixth place play-off. Men United is a talent squad trained by Ronald de Boer.

The play-off finished 1-1 against the Dutch team and the players kept their nerve in the penalty shoot-out - scoring all their penalties to win 5-4.

Matches were played over 2x25-minute halves.

The tournament was won by Ajax Cape Town, who beat Borussia Monchengladbach in the final.

AEGON COPA AMSTERDAM

GROUP B

Match One - Spurs 0-0 Cruzeiro EC

Team: Vigouroux; A McQueen, Ball, Ogilvie, Carter-Vickers, Dombaxe, Lesniak (Miller, 32), Ward; Michael-Percil (McEneff, 47), Lameiras, D McQueen (Akindayini, 32).

Match Two - Fluminense 1-0 Spurs

Team: McGee; Vincent-Young, Ball, Ogilvie, Ward; Lesniak, McEneff (Lameiras, 40), Miller (D McQueen, 40); Sonupe (Michael-Percil, 30), Akindayini, Munns.

Match Three - Men United 0-1 Spurs


Goal: D McQueen (35m)

Team: Vigouroux; McEneff, Ball, Ogilvie, Ward; A McQueen, Lesniak (Akindayini 32; Sonupe, 46), Lameiras (Miller, 34); Michael-Percil, Munns, D McQueen.

Fifth/sixth play-off - Spurs 1-1 Ajax

Goal: Miller (46m)

Spurs won 5-4 on penalties - goalscorers - A McQueen, Ward, Lameiras, D McQueen, McEneff.

Team: McGee; McEneff, A McQueen, Ogilvie, Vincent-Young; Lesniak, Ward, Lameiras; Michael-Percil (Miller, 37), Munns (Sonupe, 51), D McQueen.