Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Another Zim Starlet Shines On Ipswich Town Senior Team Debut

Zimbabwean-born starlet, Tristan Nydam impressed Ipswich Town coach Mick McCarthy on his official first-team debut for the club as the Tractors beat Luton 0-2 to progress to the second round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.

The 18-year-old Harare-born midfielder who relocated to England at the age of 10, played his first official 62 minutes for Ipswich Town after impressing in pre-season matches.

Ipswich Town boss, Mick McCarthy was pleased with Nydam's senior official debut after making the starting eleven in an important cup competition against Luton F.C and beleive the youngster has a future in the team.

“I think the young ones have given us a real bit of fizz in there. I thought Tristan Nydam and Flynn Downes were excellent," said McCarthy after the match.

“Flynn and Tristan, they’re nailed on footballers, there’s no doubt in my mind. They both have a part to play for Town this season."

The young midfielder who is eligible to play for Zimbabwe, progressed through Ipswich Town Academy and forced his way into the first-team squad after impressing - boss, McCarthy last year.

Ipswich Town was home to another Zimbabwean starlet and Celtic youngster Kundai Benyu who also came from the Tractors academy.


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