Slovakia, Sweden celebrate opening day success

Ladislav Pecko and Roland Larsson told UEFA.com of their pride at narrow opening day wins at the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, with the defeated coaches keen to stress that all is still to play for in Group A.

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