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Under 18s Win At Wimbledon

Youth team win in Merit League

18 April 2022

Goals from Josh Anifowose and Gatlin O’Donkor gave United’s under 18s a 2-1 win over AFC Wimbledon on Saturday in the EFL Merit League

Coach Chris Hackett told us

“It was a positive away performance, especially in the heat. We played with a young side, the majority of them from our under 16s and first year scholars and they all stood up to the challenge against a very physical and experienced Wimbledon side.

“The boys scored two well worked goals in the first half, one for Josh Anifowose assisted by Gatlin O’Donkor who then got a goal for himself later on, rounding off an outstanding performance from him.

“Wimbledon pulled a goal back but the boys stood up to the challenge and defended really well in some tough moments to see out the win.”

Barnsley, Sankoh, Gerrard (Maxwell), Johnson, Franklin, Zabeli, Elliott-Wheeler, Tiamuna (Took-Oxley), O’Donkor, Anifowose, Owens

Subs: Brenan, Iheanacho, M Smith

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