Mavididi hits brace as Arsenal U19s retain Durban International Cup with victory over South Africa


Arsenal U19s retained the Durban International Cup today as they beat South Africa U19s 3-1.

The prolific Stephy Mavididi hit a brace, with South Africa also scoring an own goal to add to their misery.

Despite losing their opening game of the tournament to KZN Academy, Arsenal soon bounced back and registered victories over Sporting Lisbon and Golden Arrows to progress out of the group stages.

The young Gunners then beat TP Mazembe in the semi-finals, with today’s victory seeing them keep hold of the trophy.

Arsenal squad: Hugo Keto, Ben Sheaf, Stephy Mavididi, Kristopher Da Graca, Savvas Mourgos, Marcus McGuane, Josh DaSilva, Donyell Malen, Nathan Tella, Joe Willock, Eddie Nketiah, Jordi Osei-Tutu, Kostas Pileas, Tolaji Bola, Reiss Nelson, Emile Smith-Rowe, Toby Omole, Marcelo Allende, Thom Jonkerman. 




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