U17s National Tournament Day Two Recap

Our U17s are currently competing in the U17s National Tournament held at Western Springs.

Day 2 consisted of big first game against Auckland United U17s. A tough couple of minutes saw our U17s go down 0-2 until Hugo Debenham scoring a penalty to make it 1-2. Auckland United came back and with another one.  Then Jackson Cole stepped up to score 2-3.  The second half end with Auckland United grabbing a few more.

Final Result: Christchurch United U17s 2-5 Auckland United U17s

Second game of the day was a late kick off 6pm vs Fencibles U17s.

Fencibles es  took the lead against the run of play and then grabbed a penalty before half time, Hugo Debenham scored to make it 1-2 but we couldn't get an equaliser

Final Result: Christchurch United U17s 1-2 Fencibles U17s

Co-Captain Nick Murphy summed up the day

"Early goals really hurt the momentum of the boys but never for a moment did we stop fighting, and that’s something to be proud of no matter the score"

One of group fixture tomorrow, then its quarter finals time on Sunday 

Saturday 10th Dec 10am Christchurch United U17s vs Hamilton Wanderers U17s