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Albirex's youth team beat two S-League sides

February 26, 2012 - 1:55am

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TNP PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Their oldest players may be only 18 years of age.

But the combined youth team of J-League side Albirex Niigata, who were in Singapore on a training tour last week, claimed the scalps of two S-League teams.

Despite playing a match each day for four days, the 20 youngsters – whose ages range from 15 to 18 – showed no signs of fatigue, banging in a total of 17 goals and conceding just three.

Their coach Nobuhiro Ueno tells The New Paper's Sazali Abdul Aziz what makes the team tick.

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