England finish third in main round qualifiers U19 Futsal EURO

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England U19 National Futsal team finish third in Main Round Group 7 qualifiers of the UEFA U19 Futsal EURO Championships

England was the only nation from the British Isles to enter a team in the UEFA U19 Futsal European Championships qualifiers and they started their main round campaign of overcoming Italy, 1-2, with a last minute goal and a surprise win that thrilled the English futsal community. Going into game two, they had given themselves a wonderful opportunity to potentially progress to Latvia. However, Croatia who eventually won the group showed their experience and history with the sport and defeated them, 4-0. England’s final match against Slovakia to claim the second spot in the group would see and hard-fought match end due to an unfortunate own goal, 0-1.
England finish third in main round qualifiers U19 Futsal EURO

England National U19 Futsal team

England National Futsal Head Coach for the senior team, Michael Skubala who traveled with the team, tweeted:

“Proud of the England futsal players and staff today gave it their all in the UEFA Futsal EURO U19 main round, a tough event, only 1 team in each group going to the finals.”

Throughout this competition, the English U19 team can only be proud of their efforts and performance, they played as a team, fought as a team and went out as a team.

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Main picture from Michael Skubala’s twitter: @mskubala