Athletic Juvenil B Win The Torneo de Feria de Fútbol With 1-0 Victory Over Almeria
Athletic’s youth teams have been busy this summer competing in friendly tournaments both in Spain and outside the country. While the Cadete A team is currently competing in the Morozov Cup in Russia, Juvenil B were invited to participate in the 7th edition of the Torneo de Feria de Fútbul hosted by La Cañada Atlético.
The first match was held on Wednesday and saw Athletic play the hosts to a 2-2 draw. After going to penalties the Kumeak were able to advance to the final, winning the shootout 5-4 against Cañada Atlético. In the other match, Almeria topped Atlético Madrid to progress.
Athletic would go on to win the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Almeria in the final. Ibai Asenjo was the lone goalscorer and one of the standout players for the Kumeak. Jon Solaun’s side will play one more friendly on 31 August against Oberena before kicking off their league season against Deusto on 8 September at Lezama.