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Elite start their new year with silverware

08 February, 2019 — By Steve Barnett

Camden Elite Under-11s lift the Development Cup

YOUNGSTERS from Camden Elite were all smiles as they showed off their medals after kickstarting their 2019 campaign by winning silverware.

The triumphant cup kings beat Highbury Wolves 2-1 to win the Under-11s Camden and Islington Youth League Development Cup.

“It was a great tournament with some fantastic football played by all the teams,” said Elite manager Emile Libock.

Highbury Wolves were narrowly beaten 2-1

“I would like to give special praise to my boys for all their focus and determination. I couldn’t be more proud of them, it really is a pleasure to be their coach.”

There was also praise for Highbury Wolves, who played their part in a gripping final. “We are all really proud of the boys, they have come a long way due to their commitment and teamwork,” said their coach Dave Scrafton.

The thrilling tournament, which was held at the pitches at Market Road in Islington on January 26, also saw European FA finish third after edging out Regent’s Park on penalties in their play-off.

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