Four Villarreal academy players were crowned champions of the prestigious COTIF tournament, which took place in l'Alcúdia. Iván Morante, Álex Baena and Diego Collado did so with Spain men's U20s, while Salvador did so with Spain women's U19s.
Morante, who was named captain, and Baena started for Spain in the final against Russia (0-4), while Collado came off the pitch after the half-time break. Baena deserves special mention for the 'golazo' he scored to make it 0-3. The rest of the goals came from Cedric, Roberto and Latasa (0-4).
Aixa Salvador beats the Ladies First Team with Spain (1-0)
La delantera castellonense Aixa Salvador también se proclamó campeona del COTIF con la Selección Española Femenina Sub-19. Su rival fue el Femenino A del club y Aixa jugó todo el partido. El único gol del choque lo anotó Irene López (1-0).
Forward Salvador was also named COTIF champion with Spain. Her opponents were her club side, the Villarreal Ladies First Time, and she played the entire match. The only goal of the game came from Irene López (1-0).
Sara Monforte's side had a great tournament, finishing an impressive second.