Athletic Juvenil A Win Torneo Juvenil Noble Villa de Portugalete With 3-0 Victory Over Alavés
Athletic Juvenil A was one of six teams to participate in this weekend’s Torneo Juvenil Noble Villa de Portugalete along with Racing, Barcelona, Alavés, Eibar, and a Portugalete selection. In what was the 31st installments of the preseason tournament, Athletic faced the Portugalete selection in the opening match on Friday and would go on to have a brilliant showing.
The first game saw Athletic defeat the Portugalete selection 3-0 with goals from Nico Serrano, Beñat Gerenabarrena, and Iñigo López. The Kumeak booked their place against Racing on Saturday where they won 1-0 with the lone goal coming from defender Iker San Vicente.
Athletic reached Sunday’s final where they met Alavés in what proved to be a very entertaining match. After a scoreless first half, the Kumeak took control after the break. Nico Williams scored a brace and Goti added a third goal to lead Athletic to a 3-0 victory and lift the cup. Midfielder and captain Kepa Uriarte was recognized as the best player of the tournament.
Imanol De La Sota’s side will play one more summer friendly against Bermeo on 31 August before kicking off their league campaign on 8 September with a trip to Mutilvera.