Hithadhoo, ADDU CITY - Latvian U15 team thrashed the Maldives U15 team by 7-0 in the on going UEFA ASSIST U15 International Tournament on Saturday.
Maldives lost their three games in the tournament with just a goal in their bag and conceded 15 goals. Latvia will play against Bhutan in the final of the tournament on Monday. Latvia secured 9 points from three games and Bhutan secured 6 points from three games. Saudi managed to get 3 points from three games.
Latvia scored three goals before the break in the match played at Hithadhoo Stadium and they scored another four goals in the second half.
Kristaps Puzanovs scored a hat-trick against the Maldives and Velerijs Lizunovs, Markuss Marksimuss Alpens both scored a brace.
According to UEFA’s website, the main scope of UEFA ASSIST is “to essentially to share knowledge and best practices to help UEFA’s sister confederations to develop and strengthen football within their respective territories.”
It is designed to provide practical rather than financial assistance and to offer support through development activities, it said. The tournament is held across the globe in various age groups including U-15 and U-17.