Finals Day ：The glory and the memory
The champion of all groups in 2019 Gothia Cup China has been made on August 16th. Every player who stands in the final has experienced tough games at both group stage and knock-out round, and they would try their best for the glory without a doubt.
The final of Boys U14 was between Top Skor Indonesia and Box Hill United. Both sidesplayed very well. In the end, Top Skor Indonesia 3-1 won over Box Hill United and got the championship of Boys U14 for successive two years.
“We deserve to win. The selection we did and all preparation we made bring us the champion,” the manager of Top Skor Indonesia said, “The Australian team was also great, but we use our speed to control the tempo of the match. Our Boys played hard. I am very proud of them.”
“This is a present for my mother because today is her birthday,”said the MVP of the Top Skor Indonesia, “I feel very happy. I want to appreciate God, and I want to say thank you for my parents as they always support me to play football. I also need to appreciate my coaches. They make me become better and better.”
In the final of Boys U25, Audax FC played against with Shenyang FC. Finally, the Brazilian team Audax 9-0 Shenyang FC and lifted the trophy.
“I am very excited now. Gothia Cup China is a big tournament and we win the champion here,” said the coach of Audax, “ We have trained a lot for this tournament. As we are the only one Brazilian team, we also represent Brazil. It is our pleasure to be the winner.”
The last match in the finals day is the final of Boys U18 Elite Group. DKI Jakarta and Bethel Dreamer played for the last champion in 2019 Gothia Cup China. It was an amazing game. In the first half , DKI Jakarta scored two goals within 10 minutes, but Bethel Dreamer got one goal back after a few minutes. In the second half, Bethel Dreamer tied the game just ten minutes before the final post. The suspect of champion was consequently put off in the last ten minutes. However, DKI Jakarta’s player got their third goal in the last ten seconds. 3-2, DKI Jakarta received the victory. They are also the sixth Indonesian football team who lift a trophy in the tournament this year.
After more than 900 games within six match days, 2019 Gothia Cup China is finished successfully. Gothia Cup China records countless young players growing up.Football teams from four continents played with each other and communicated with each other in this tournament, and all of them received a treasured experience and an unforgettable memory. We hope there will be more teenagers join in us in the future. See you next year!
By Miranda Cui