Macedonian U15 national team ended up at the 13th place at “Torneo delle Nazioni” tournament in Italy, Austria and Slovenia.
In the last two games at this tournament our guys defeated UAE 6:5 on penalties and alter recorded alone goal victory over India.
photo by Torneo delle Nazioni: the Macedonian team at one of group stage matches
The general impression is that the Macedonian team played really good football at all matches and with just a little bit of luck they would be better placed at the final standings. Macedonia finished the tournament with three wins against Austria, UAE and India and two defeats against Portugal and Norway. Mexico is the winner of the tournament after defeating Japan with 2:1 in the final.
02 May 2019
Vipolže stadium in Vipolže
UAE – Macedonia 2:2 (5:6 p.s.o.)
Goals: Mansoor Al Khemeiri, Sultan Alamiri – Djezair Abduli, Besart Gudjufi
UAE: 17. Saeed Ahli, 2.Abdulla Ahmed, 3.Jamal Al Saadi, 5.Ahmed Aldhaheri (C), 6.Saud Almarri, 7.Mansoor Al Khemeiri, 9.Ibrahim Alkaabi 11.Mater Alhosani, 16.Zayed Alshidi, 18.Awadh Al Ketheeri, 19.Sultan Alamiri. Bench: 1.Saeed Maqdami, 4.Abdulla Alblooshi, 8.Ahmed Almarzooqi, 12.Mansour Almenhali, 13.Ahmed Al Blooshi, 14.Hamad Al Darmaki, 15.Yousif Alblooshi, 20. Mohamed Hussain. Coach: Salem Al Yaqoubi
Macedonia: 1. Stefan Tasev (C); 2. Nikola Pavlevski, 15. Matej Angelov, 4. Enis Bukji, 5. Blend Zekjiri, 13. Igor Janevski, 7. Besart Gudjufi, 19. Almir Oda, 9. Mihail Talevski, 10. Dashmir Elezi, 14. Djezair Abduli. Bench: 12. Vasko Vasilev, 3. Marko Ristov, 6. Maksim Miloshevski, 8. Matej Gjorgiev, 11. Georg Stojanovski, 16. Idriz Osmanovikj, 17. Marko Trenevski, 18. Ivan Gligorov, 20. Mario Krstevski. Coach: Nedjat Shabani
04 May 2019
Športni park stadium in Renče
India – Macedonia 0:1 (0:0)
Goals: Enis Bukji
India: Ayush Deshwal; Ranjan Soren, Shameek Vas, Abdul Hannan, Halen N, Ashu, Amosa Lalnundanga, Eric Lalsangzuala (C), Maheson Singh Tongbram, Renedy Yumnam, Sridarth.
Macedonia: 12. Vasko Vasilev, 2. Nikola Pavlevski, 13. Igor Janevski, 4. Enis Bukji, 5. Blend Zekjiri, 15. Matej Angelov, 7. Besart Gudjufi, 19. Almir Oda, 9. Mihail Talevski, 10. Dashmir Elezi, 14. Djezair Abduli. Also played: 6. Maksim Miloshevski, 8. Matej Gjorgiev, 11. Georg Stojanovski, 16. Idriz Osmanovikj, 17. Marko Trenevski, 20. Mario Krstevski. Unused substitutes: 1. Stefan Tasev, 3. Marko Ristov, 18. Ivan Gligorov. Coach: Nedjat Shabani
Mexico – Japan 2:1
Austria – Czechia 3:0
Italy – Russia 3:3 (7:5 p.s.o.)
Slovenia – Portugal 1:1 (3:5 p.s.o.)
USA – Norway 2:1
England – Turkey 0:3
India – Macedonia 0:1
Qatar – UAE 2:3