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Germany Wins Another Championship

  • UEFA.com, Friday, August 1, 2014 2:26 PM
Within three weeks of winning the World Cup, Germany won another title, indicating that its youth development continues going strong. Germany lifted the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, beating Portugal, 1-0, on a goal by Hany Mukhtar on Thursday.

The Germans reached the final with a 4-0 semi win over Austria after beating Bulgaria (3-0) and Ukriane (2-0), and tying Serbia (2-2) in group play. Werder Bremen's Davie Selke scored in every Germany game besides the final to earn the compeition's Golden Shoe with six goals.

Coached by Marcus Song, 10 members of the German squad have already seen playing time in the German first or second division. Selke has made three appearances for Werder Bremen's first team. Mukhtar appeared in 10 Bundesliga games for Hertha Berlin last season.

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