Academy players Carlos Beitia and Jorge Galdón participated in the Spain U17s resounding victory against Northern Ireland (0-4) to start the qualification tournament for the next U17 European Championships.
Jorge Galdón entered the field of play in the 60th minute replacing teammate Gómez Martín, while Carlos Beitia came on for Moha in the 74th minute of the tie. Nacho Díaz was the other Yellows Academy player to be called up for the Spain U17s but he did not play a part in the match. Spain’s goals were scored by Diego Pampín, Abel Ruiz, Sergi Gómez and Moha.
In the other group match, Slovakia thrashed San Marino (4-0) and are therefore tied with Spain at the top of the group table. If in the next game the Spaniards are able to beat San Marino they will qualify for the U17 European Championships.