LA Galaxy Academy side defeated Seattle Sounders FC academy team to lift the third place title at the Cayman Airways invitational Under 15 Youth Football Cup.
The Galaxy Under 14 team picked up third place after defeating Seattle Sounders FC 2-1 in the third place game. Galaxy tournament-leading goal scorer Efrain Alvarez and Togo Nakamura found the back of the net for The Galaxy against Seattle wrapping up a successful tournament for the Under 14 team.
Through the first two matches, Seattle recorded a +10 goal difference, with eight different players getting their names on the score-sheet. In the first match against IMG Academy, the Sounders found themselves trailing 2-0 before the 10th minute. However, with the hat trick heroes Azriel Gonzales and Camilo Santiago, Seattle tallied nine unanswered goals to get an impressive win over the residential academy from Florida. Sounders dominated the first half with several chances but fell behind 1-0 in the 30th minute from a set-piece. They found an equalizer in the stoppage time via the left foot of Connor Drought.
The invitational sees some of the World’s ery best talent compete against each other, is fast becoming a fixture in the yearly calendar of the top clubs. A bit like the growth of the online games available at betfaircasino, the number of teams participating has grown over recent years, and is set to double next year to 16 teams.
The under 14 wrapped up group play with a 2-2 tie against Cayman Islands. Having already secured top spot in Group B, the Sounders played Cuba National Under 15 team. Manchester City and LA Galaxy played an epic semi final match that saw fireworks from both sides before City took home a 3-2 win in overtime.
Manchester City went on to play the Cuban National Under 15 team, where they defeated them by a whopping 8-0. City dominated the ball from the get-go and took the lead early on from the third minute. Manchester City also won all the personal awards with Taylor Richards being the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Curtis Anderson won the Golden Glove award in the tournament that was organized by the West Bay Sports Foundation.