Trafford Magic U16 Spain

Trafford Magic U16s end Madrid trip on winning note

Trafford Magic claimed a dramatic 50-47 win over Swedish side Malbas to take third spot in the Under 16 event at the International Chus Mateo Academy Tournament in Madrid.

Coached by Aurimas Verbukas and mainly made up of Under 15 players, Magic began with a 99-43 defeat to Finnish team PHYK.

They were beaten 66-24 by local outfit Fuenlabrada and also lost 79-71 to Malbas in their final group game.

But they dug deep on the final day to beat Malbas in the battle for third place and finish the tournament on a high.

PHYK, who could count a number of Finnish internationals in their line-up, were crowned champions.

Trafford Magic U16 Madrid trip

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