Anglo – Nigerian starlets Dominic Solanke and Sheyi Ojo got off the mark in their first – ever game for the Under 19 squad of England, helping Aidy Boothroyd’s side beat Germany 3 – 2 at BELKAW Arena, Bergisch Gladbach on Friday.
The Chelsea loanee and Wolves winger earned starting berths but Josh Onomah of Tottenham Hotspur was on the bench throughout the duration of the game.[post_ad]
England – Under 19s found the breakthrough in the 36th minute after he was set up by Dominic Solanke.
On 55 minutes, Solanke restored the Young Lions one – goal advantage with his first career goal in the colours of the England U19s, and Maitland-Niles scored in the 64th minute to take the scoreline to 3 – 1.
Highly – rated Hertha Berlin central defender Jordan Torunarigha, who is the son of ex Shooting Stars player Ojokojo Torunarigha, failed to come off the bench for Germany’s U19s.
The 18 – year – old previously represented the Under 16 and Under 18 squads.
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