Eritrean Children Soccer Teams Advance To Quarter And Semi-Finals At The Norwegian Football Cup Competitions
The Eritrean children soccer teams, namely the Warsay and Mekete, have advanced to the quarter and semi-finals respectively.
Asmara, 5 August 2010 – The Eritrean children soccer teams, namely the Warsay and Mekete, have advanced to the quarter and semi-finals respectively.
In today’s matches, the two teams defeated their counterparts. The Warsay team defeated the Armenian counterpart 1 to 0, and passed to the quarter final, while the Mekete team beat the Norwegian counterpart 3 to 2 , thus advancing to the semi-final stage.
In the afternoon match, the Mekete team faced the Kenyan counterpart, and the two sides finished with 0 to 0 score during the regular and additional time. The Mekete team was subsequently out of the competition as a result of lot.
As for the Warsay team, it defeated the Norwegian counterpart with 3 to 0 score, thus advancing to the semi-final stage.
It is to be recalled that the Mekete team with the age group 12 to 13 stood first in the group comprising 112, while the Warsay team of the age group 14 to 15 stood first from the total number of 152.