England Lions fall short against Kazakhstan in bid to qualify for Promotion Finals
Despite beating the Netherlands, England miss out on Promotion Finals in loss to Kazakhstan
England squad during the break against the Dutch
England Men's team lose 5-2 to Kazakhstan in their final group game to miss out on qualification for the Promotion Finals in Portugal.
“We're gutted, we were unfortunate with injuries in earlier games, but we didn't bring our A game against Kazakhstan and credit to them as they deserved to win.”
Aaron Clarke, England Captain speaking after the game.
Despite the disappointment, the season has been on the whole a good success and the players will now head off on a final tour, returning to Nigeria to play in the prestigious Copa Lagos tournament alongside Senegal, world champions Brazil and the hosts.