After an tense 2 days Riga City Cup U-14 tournament has come to conclussion. It is West Bromwich Albion who can now call themselves Champions as they beat Zalgirietis from Lithuania in the final match 2:1. A big role in their triumph played Morgan Rogers who stepped up when they needed it the most. He scored 4 goals in last 2 games and was afterwards named player of the tournament. At the other end Ilja Tuseev from Master Saturn got the prize for Best Goalkeeper of the tournament. Though there were no Latvian teams in top 4, a FS Metta striker Jekabs Laguns became tournaments Best Goal Scorer with 6 goals. Alltogheter 75 goals were scored in 2 days.
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Massive thanks to tournament supporters - FS Metta, Baltijas Futbola Skola, Latvijas Universitāte, Sportland, Nike, Days Hotel, Venden, DEAC, Ap Sauli, Olimpiskais Sporta Centrs.
In less than 2 days in Riga Olympic Centre, Grostonas 6b, Riga, an international youth football tournament Riga City Cup will take place. This will be the second tournament of such kind. First of them happened a week ago for an age group U-13 boys and FS Metta Riga from Latvia became Champions. More on that you can read on LFF.LV website.
However, this time, over the weekend from 20th till 21st of February age group U-14 boys will come to Riga to participate in Riga City Cup. Teams from Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Germany and England will be there and will try to prove that they are the best footballers. You can check out all of the teams under the TEAMS section.
Also you will be able to follow all the results on live mode as they will change in real time when the matches will be played. First match starts at 9:30 on Saturday when Mastern Saturn from Russia will take on FS Metta Riga from Latvia.
After a confident performance throughout the whole competition FS Metta deservedly became the Champions of Riga City Cup U-13 tournament. It was Northern Ireland Selection Team who became runners up by losing 1-3 in final. But 3rd place went to arguably the best Swedish football academy Malmo FF as they beat Sitika FS 3-1.
With a total of 58 matches played and 90 goals scored in 2 days Riga City Cup was a place to be over the weekend. Boys from Sweden, UK, Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia were fighting for every inch on the field and did their best to prove everyone that they can play a good quality football. As N.Ireland Selection Team manager Darren Murphy said: “It`s fantastic experience for the boys to come here and play against teams with different styles as they need to be able to adapt and still show their best qualities.”
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Video from Riga City Cup U-13 Day 1
Video from Riga City Cup U-13 Day 2
First day of Riga City Cup age group U-13 tournament has finished! In total 16 matches were played between 10 teams and 3 of them made sure to get all of the possible points - FS Metta, Malmo FF and N.Ireland Selecion Team all won 3 of their 3 matches and made sure to qualify for the next round even before the last game of the group stage. In total 56 goals were scored today, meaning that more than 3 goals in average were scored in match. Three players - O.Jurgens from Malmo FF, A.Kucys from Lithuania Selection Team, K.Rekis from FS Metta - scored 4 goals today and will keep fighting for the top scorer of tournament tomorrow. First games tomorrow starts at 8:30 and goes all the way till 15:30 when the final will be played. So if you are around Riga, make sure to come down to Olympic Centre of Riga, Grostonas 6b, Riga, to see it all by yourself.
Video from first day - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU59UwsJTbM
Riga City Cup - an Elite level youth football tournament that`s going to take place in Riga, Latvia. Football School Metta together with Baltic Football School are collaborating to organise 2 tournaments in 2 weeks time. First of them are going to happen this weekend, 13th-14th of February, for age group 2003. Teams like Malmo FF from Sweden and Northern Ireland Selection Team will be competing and showcasing their abilities in this tournament. Second tournament will happen next weekend, 20th-21st of February, for age group 2002 and teams like West Bromwich Albion and Hannover 96 will be a part of it. All of the games will happen in Olympic Sports Centre, Grostonas iela 6b, Rīga, LV-1013. In this website you will be able to see all the latest results as the scores will be updated after each and every match.
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