Monday, June 24, 2024

🇬🇪 U-16 UEFA Tournament: Zambia Finish Runner-Up

The Zambia U16 Boys National Team have finished second at the UEFA U16 International Development Tournament 2022 in Georgia.

Zambia end the tournament with four points, one behind Champions Georgia who beat Azerbaijan 1-0 in the last game played at the GFF Football Academy in Rustavi.

The team drew 1-1 with the hosts but lost 4-3 on penalties before collecting maximum points in the 3-1 win over Azerbaijan.

The tournament rules stated that if the scores were level at the end of normal time, no extra time was played, but kicks from the penalty mark determined the winning team, with five penalty kicks for each team and a sudden death system if the scores were still level.

Three points were awarded for winning in normal time, no points awarded for losing in normal time, a point was awarded for losing on penalties and two points were awarded for winning on penalties.

On the sidelines of the Tournament, Zambia beat Lokomotiv Tbilissi U17 1-0 courtesy of the first half strike by Luketekelo Joram Kapowa at the Loco-Saguramo.

Georgia 5 points
Zambia 4 points
Azerbaijan 0

(By FAZ Media )

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