Swans youngsters head to Holland

30th May 2013

The Swans Under-19's are heading to the Netherlands later today to take part in the ADO Den Haag youth tournament.

Tony Pennock's youngsters bring the curtain down on their season by taking part in the annual competition, which is now in its 60th year.

The Under-19's have been drawn against hosts Den Haag, Polish side Legia Warsaw and Mexico Under-19's in their group.

They face Den Haag on Friday evening, immediately followed by Legia Warsaw before facing last year's winners Mexico on Saturday.

All games will be played at the Kyocera Stadium, home of Eredivise side ADO Den Haag, and Pennock spoke of his excitement ahead of the trip.

"Everyone is really looking forward to it," he said. "It's not often that we get to take part in tournaments like this and we were delighted to get the invite.

"There are some good teams taking part and it will be interesting to see our young lads come up against some foreign opposition and it will be a test.

"We hope that we can give a good account of ourselves and the

"Swansea City are a club that is now known throughout both Europe and the world, and we are excited to come up against other teams and I'm sure it will be a great experience after a long season.

"It is another step in the development of our young players and I have to thank the club for sanctioning the trip also.

"We have had some great links with Den Haag over the last few years and the trip will be beneficial for both the players and staff."

Under-19 squad: Oliver Davies, Scott Tancock, Liam Shephard, Sam Evans, Alex Bray, Lewis Moore, Connor Peters, Connor Roberts, Corey Francis, Thomas Atyeo, Luke Llewellyn, Joseph Jones, Alex Samuel, Kurtis March, Henry Jones, Kenji Gorre, Gwion Edwards, James Loveridge.