Dover Athletic’s academy will play in the National Youth Alliance Champion of Champions final after defeating AFC Stamford academy 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Ryan Kingsford’s 25th minute goal set up a final against Eastleigh academy, to be played on Wednesday 22nd May at Oxford City, kick off 2 pm.
Academy boss Mike Sandmann said of the victory afterwards. “It’s a fantastic achievement to be in the final out of all the academies in the country and shows where our group of players are and how hard they are willing to work to develop.
“The group have been excellent throughout and I couldn’t be more proud them. We will be hoping to be crowned the best academy in the country next week and I know the lads will do everything possible to make that happen.
“The final will be the last game for some of our players and it’s been an absolute pleasure to enjoy their progress and development.”