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The little ones of the Union are lads, those of APOEL are cup winners!

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In a final with excellent pace and many opportunities, APOEL struggled but managed to to overcome the resistance of the particularly combative Union with 4-2 and to be crowned Youth U19 Cup Winner.

The blue-and-yellows, who are the polywinners of the institution, won the trophy for the fourth time in eight competitions (Apollon, Omonia, AEK and Paphos have won one each), in their sixth appearance in the final, while the Paralimni team won the impressions as he did not allow the capacity difference to show and claimed the trophy until the last minute.

APOEL, who had the title of the big favorite in the final, as it is a team that finished second and faced a team that was relegated (13th), took an early lead 2-0, thanks to a goal by Georgiou in the 13th minute. from assists by Savvas and Abiza in the 20th minute after a personal effort and a shot.

Where it seemed that things were going their way, Union reduced it to 2-1 in the 38th minute with a spot-kick by Economos, giving new interest ahead of the second half, to equalize in the 62nd minute with a goal from Solomos .

Towards the end of the match, APOEL pressed but did not find the winning goal, as a result of which the final went to overtime, where from the first minute Toumbas, who had just entered the match, scored with a header for the blue and yellow 3-2. In the 120', X. Kattirtzis scored from close range making the final 4-2.

APOEL: Athanasiou, Ambizas (79' Papadopoulos), Giannakou, Sokratous (91' A. Toumazos), Herodotou, P. Kattirtzis (115' Kyritsis), Hatzigeorgiou (91' Mikellidis), Savva (66' Poursaitidis), Georgiou (91' Toumbas), Ch. Kattirtzis, Konstantinou (66' X. Toumazos).

UNION: Frangeski, Katziis (85' Iordanou), Georgiou, Xiouros (85' Sourkounis), Feidia, Adamou, Hatzilefteri (64' Zakou), Solomou, Kyzas (100' Antoniou ), Oikonomou (85′ Kosionou), Stratis (55′ Evrypidou).

SCORES: 13′ Georgiou, 20′ Ambiza/38′ Oikonomou, 62′ Solomou

YELLOWS: 95' Giannakou / 27' Solomos, 31' Kyzas, 90+6' Franceski, 90+7' Kosionou, 120' Phidias

REDS: 120' Kattirtzis /

REFEREE: Andreas Kandilafti

Source: gipedo.politis.com.cy

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