U16s defeated by Croatia in final match

Macedonian U16 national team finished the UEFA development tournament on the second place after the Croatian counterparts prevented them from topping the table in the last match.

photo by Hrvoje Kulušić: the Croatian team before the final game against Macedonia


Croatia scored twice in the last ten minutes of the first half, a result that the young Lynx could not catch after the break. The game ended 2:0 for the Croats who got proclaimed winners of the mini-tournament that was played in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Training center NS/FS BiH in Zenica Bosnia and Herzegovina
Macedonia Macedonia U16 – Croatia Croatia U16 0:2
Goals: 31′ Luka Branšteter, 38′ Jurica Jurčec

In the other game of the last round, hosts Bosnia-Herzegovina gave Azerbaijan their third defeat winning 3:2.

Final standings:

Croatia Croatia 3 2 1 0 0 0 4:1 8
Macedonia Macedonia 3 1 1 0 1 0 2:2 5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina 3 1 0 2 0 2 4:3 5
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 3 0 0 0 3 0 2:5 0

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