In the final round of the ASB National Youth League, Team Wellington Youth sealed the National Title against Canterbury United in Christchurch on Sunday. A victory for Team Wellington, and Southern United dealing with Waitakere United would be enough for this young team to win the title.
A 95th minute winner has pushed Canterbury United to the top of the ASB Youth League as things got tight at the top after a number of dramatic finishes in Round 9 fixtures around the country over the weekend.
Defending ASB Youth League champions Nelson Marlborough Falcons bought the winning run of leaders Team Wellington to and end on Sunday in Nelson. The hosts took a 3-1 victory over the visitors at Trafalgar Park, halting Team Wellington’s impressive winning streak to an end at six matches.
Team Wellington extended their ASB Youth League winning streak to six matches on Saturday, maintaining their place at the top of the national competition. The hosts scored four second half goals to record a 4-0 victory over Manawatu United at David Farrington Park in Wellington.