The Welsh Under 15s squad travelled to Poland last week for a double-header against a Poland Under 15s side in Plock. Exeter City’s Academy prospect captained the young side.
The first fixture, played at the Stadion Miejski w Płocku on Tuesday 11th March, ended in a 2-2 draw. Wales’ second game was contested two days later at Stadion Kazimierza Górskiego, home of Wisła Płock. Ampadu, again playing in central midfield, was instrumental in some good football for Wales, however, the game end 3-1 to the hosts.
Exeter City Academy Manager Simon Hayward said:-
We are delighted to see Ethan gaining further international experience. It is a credit both to him and his family, as well as to our Academy, that he has been selected to play and that he has been chosen to captain the side. Our Academy ethos is to develop well rounded young men and Ethan’s character and personality have obviously been picked out for him to be asked to lead the side in Poland.
Furthermore our Academy vision is to try and produce top level international players, so for Ethan to add to the experience that he, Matt Grimes, Christy Pym, Jamie Reid, Max Smallcombe and Jake Gosling have all had in international football this season is very pleasing for us.
As always we will look to continue to improve and progress our Academy programme in the hope that there are more international selections to come in the future and in the hope that we can continue to supply local young players to our first team.