International City: City youngsters feature in SBS Cup opening loss


The Young Socceroos – featuring Moudi Najjar, Ramy Najjarine, Anthony Lesiotis and Dylan Pierias with the armband – have gone down to hosts Japan in the opening match of the SBS Cup.

A Taisei Miyashiro strike separated the sides in Shizuoka on Thursday in a tight contest between the sides that saw the Blue Samurai finish on top.

Ante Milicic’s side will look to bounce back against Paraguay on Thursday, kick-off 7.30pm AEST before taking on a select Shizuoka team on Sunday.