County Antrim claimed a 1-0 victory against County Down in the battle of the County’s in the Supercup NI Junior section at the Ballymena Showgrounds.
County Armagh claimed a fine 2-1 victory over North Dublin SL at Broughshane in the Supercup Ni Junior section.
Mexican side Chivas secured their second win of the tournament with an excellent performance at Parker Avenue against English Academy side Plymouth Argyle.
United opened the scoring within minutes when Teden Menji cooly converted his penalty making it 1-0. After the goal the Chileans pressed hard putting United under pressure trying to disrupt their passing game.
Two sublime efforts from substitute Matthew Lusty and a first half strike for Sean McAllister where enough to give a clinical Club NI side the perfect start to a promising week.
Double winner Keith Gillespie reckons his former club Manchester United will continue to be a force at the SuperCupNI.
It was a case of so close but so far for County Londonderry’s Junior side last summer at the SuperCupNI.
Over the last number of years, County Antrim have been leading the way for the Northern Irish teams at the SuperCup NI.
It was a case of déjà vu for the County Armagh Juniors at last Tuesday’s SuperCupNI 2017 draw.
County Tyrone’s Premier side will face a tough test of their credentials at SuperCupNI 2017 as they take on the champions of 2015 and 2016 in the qualifying stages.
Derby matches are always hotly anticipated in any sport and for the Down Junior side, they will be licking their lips at a chance to go toe to toe with fierce rivals Antrim at SuperCupNI 2017.
There was a lull in proceedings following the SuperCupNI 2017 Junior draw as the gathered audience quickly scanned the screen to see which Northern Irish team had landed the plum draw of the returning Manchester United.
The smiles on the faces of the County Fermanagh contingent were as broad as parts of Lough Erne, as the Lakeland County were paired with Manchester United at the SuperCupNI 2017 draw.
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Manchester United are making a return to the SuperCupNI.
Right to Dream are Super Cup NI Junior Section champions after a superb performance culminated in a 3-0 win over County Londonderry. A brace from Emmanuel Bam and a late solo effort from Kelvin Ofori sealing the win for the African side.
Co. Armagh 1-1 Co. Down (9-7 Armagh win on penalties)
Southampton edged Middlesbrough in an all English clash in the Junior Bowl final at Anderson Park.
It was Colina who nabbed the win today in Anderson’s Park, beating Thistle by 1 goal to 0 in the sunshine.
North Dublin SL are the 2016 Super Cup NI Junior Section Salver champions after a penalty shootout win following a 1-1 draw with MS Select in Clough on Friday morning.
Rangers started the game brighter, getting the ball down and playing some good attacking football. The Strikers defence were under immense early pressure. However, the Scottish side could not make the breakthrough despite their early pressure.
Right to Dream will have the chance to retain the Junior Section of the Super Cup NI.
Fermanagh Juniors 0-2 Co. Tyrone
Sheffield United took on County Londonderry in the semi -final of the Supercup NI tournament at the Coleraine showgrounds on Thursday evening.