Rangers U16s have continued their impressive form this season, by winning silverware in the Czech Republic.

The young Gers enjoyed a faultless Super Cup NI campaign during the summer, and have inflicted multiple heavy defeats on domestic opposition since then.

Over the weekend, they’ve been showing their quality against opposition from across the world, with scores being monitored by the Rangers Youth Updates Twitter account.

Rangers U16s win prestigious Albim Cup

On Saturday, the Gers won all five of their group matches, defeating three Czech teams as well as the Perth Football Academy from Australia and Zaglebie Lubin of Poland.

That secured their place in the ‘Gold Group’ for the second day of action, where the teams who finished in the top two would meet in the final.

In games stretching across Sunday morning and into the afternoon, the young Gers proceeded to record three victories (including wins over both Sparta and Slavia Prague) and a draw, to progress to the final.

Local side FK Teplice were the opponents, and the tight contest was won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Lewis MacKinnon.

A remarkable unbeaten run for the Gers throughout the tournament, then, and they’ll be delighted to take home silverware after an action-packed weekend.

There was further individual success for two players, Robbie Ure and Robbie Fraser, who won the Top Goalscorer and Player of the Tournament awards respectively.

This is yet more evidence that the blossoming Rangers Academy is producing talent capable of taking on and defeating the best that other European nations have to offer.

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