Slough Town v Bournemouth U-23's , Arbour Park, Tuesday 16th July , Kick-Off 19h30
Rebels continue their pre-season preparations with a game against Premier Division's AFC Bournemouth's Under-23's - their de facto second string reserve team that plays in the EFL Central League. They have just returned from pre-season training in Alicante, Spain when they played Northampton Town's first team, drawing the game 3 - 3 with goals from Jaidon Anthony (2) and Jake Cope.
The squad that went to Spain was:-
GOALKEEPERS: Will Dennis; Cameron Plain; Calum Ward
DEFENDERS: Brennan Camp; Tyler Cordner; Tom Hanfrey; Shaun Hobson; Dinesh Gilella; Zeno Ibsen Rossi; Charlie Seaman; Sam Sherring; Jordan Zemura
Tom Dinsmore; George Hunt; Ryan Glover; Nathan Moriah Welsh; Luke Nippard; Keelan O'Connell
Jaidon Anthony; Jake Cope; Tyrell Hamilton; Jake Scrimshaw
One of their youngsters, 19-year old Nigerian midfielder Nnamdi Oforborh, played in the FIFA U-19 World Cup that took place in Poland this summer, coming on as a substitute in their match against Qatar and starting in the games against Ukraine (the ultimate winners of the tournament) and Cameroon.
Another young player, 24-year old Jefferson Lerma, played in the Copa America in Brazil for his country, Colombia. He came on as a substitute in the group match against Argentina and made the starting line-up in the clash against Paraguay. He is now a first team squad member.