Cardiff Met University FC qualify to play in Europa League next season

Cardiff Met University FC qualify to play in Europa League next season

- Cardiff Met University football club have earned a place in next season's Europa League

- The South Wales side defeated Bala Town in the playoff finals courtesy of a shootout win

- The University's women's football team also made it through to the Champions League

Cardiff Met University FC have qualified for the Europa League next season after a thrilling playoff shoot-out win over Bala Town.

The Welsh side have players made up of students pursuing PHD and Master degrees in courses including - sports psychology, sports coaching, performance analysis and a host of other subjects.

The South Wales outfit lost their last two playoff finals before their victory over Bala Town. They also recorded a semi final win against Caernarfon Town.

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Goalkeeper Will Fuller was the hero in the match after saving three penalties in the shootouts following a 1-1 scoreline during regulation time.

Then Elliot Evans scored the deciding spot-kick and sparked some incredible celebrations among his teammates.

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Christian Edward's side will go through a series of playoff rounds and if they qualify, they could be playing in the group phase with a team as mighty as Manchester United.

On the other hand, their women's team will also be playing in the UEFA Champions League next season which adds to their incredible achievement.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester United have reportedly lined up a summer bid for Ajax shot-stopper Andre Onana to replace David De Gea.

United are yet to agree a new contract for De Gea, with the Spaniard having just a year remaining on his current deal with the Red Devils.

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