YOUTH Both Lars Montegnies and Nunzio Engwanda scored for the national youth teams yesterday. Montegnies helped the national U19 to a 1-1 draw against Slovenia. Engwanda scored for the U17 against Gibraltar.
The U19 played their first qualifier for the European Championship in Slovenia. Anderlecht players Tristan Degreef (photo) and Lars Montegnies both started. Degreef was substituted in the 57th minute and at a 1-0 deficit. Eight minutes later, Montegnies forced an own-goal to provide the 1-1 final score. Ismaël Baouf remained on the bench.
The U17 began their EC qualifying campaign with a 4-0 win against Gibraltar. Nunzio Engwanda is the only Anderlecht player in the selection. He played the whole match and recorded the final score deep in injury time.
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