U17: Macedonia 2nd at Skopje tournament

Our U17 national team from 12th till 16th of September participated at an international tournament in Skopje together with Serbia and Cyprus in which our boys ended on the 2nd place.

photo by FFM: the Macedonians celebrate Mario Stojilevski’s (#5) goal against Cyprus

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The young Macedonians defeated Cyprus in the opening game of the tournament but in the second game they were demolished by Serbia and finished at the 2nd place.

Coach Toni Jakimoski has a little time left to compose the team ahead of the qualifications next month. Macedonia is in a group with Ireland, Poland and Andorra.

Macedonia Macedonia – Cyprus Cyprus 2:1
Cyprus Cyprus – Serbia Serbia 1:1
Serbia Serbia – Macedonia Macedonia 5:0

MP W D L GD P
Serbia Serbia 2 1 1 0 6:1 4
Macedonia Macedonia 2 1 0 1 2:6 3
Cyprus Cyprus 2 0 1 1 2:3 1

 

September 12th, Petar Miloshevski Training Center in Skopje Macedonia
Macedonia Macedonia – Cyprus Cyprus 2:1 (2:1)
Goals: 8′ Mario Stojilevski, 37′ Zani Nazifi – 26′ Stavros Charalámpous
Macedonia: Stojanovikj; Arizankoski (74′ Zdravkovski), Stojilevski, Markovski, Sabotkovski (46′ Janevski), Gjorgievski (C) (79′ Nuhija), Zendelovski, Manojlov (55′ Bogdanovski), Stojanov (74′ Fidani), Elmas (55′ Jamini), Nazifi.
Cyprus: Koupepídis (76′ Lysándrou); Skordís (46′ Zacharía), Antoníou (76′ Pantelí), Ioánnou (70′ Konstantí), Karagiórgis, Charalámpous (46′ Argyroú), Kondýlis (76′ Psathás), Fasouliótis (70′ Nýssis), Evripídou, Neofýtou (70′ Kapsís), Sávva (46′ Papastylianoú).

September 16th, Petar Miloshevski Training Center in Skopje Macedonia
Serbia Serbia – Macedonia Macedonia 5:0 (1:0)
Goals: 25′ 59′ Mirko Nikolašević, 73′ Mateja Bubanj, 84′ (pen) Aleksandar Stanković, 90+1′ Stefan Džodić
Serbia: Marinković (85′ Mitrović); Đekić, Bukinac (75′ Nedeljković), Majstorović (75′ Vukičević), Serafimović, Šljivić (85′ Kolarić), Stanković (C) (85′ Luković), Nikolašević (75′ Simin), Milošević (65′ Džodić), Kovačev (65′ Ilić), Pivaš (65′ Bubanj).
Macedonia: Stojanovikj; Arizankoski (63′ Zdravkovski), Stojilevski (46′ Sabotkovski), Markovski, Janevski, Gjorgievski (C), Zendelovski, Manojlov (63′ Bogdanovski), Stojanov, Elmas (63′ Nuhija), Nazifi.
Referee: Aleksandar Uroshevikj Macedonia

Captain Marko Gjorgjievski during the Serbia match; photo: FFM

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