Young Peterborough strikers combine for four goals, cite Tottenham connection


Peterborough strikers cite their previous Tottenham Hotspur connection for their success.

Peterborough United produced a superb display at the weekend despite currently being without a manager.

Caretaker boss Grant McCann watched on as his players thrashed Oldham Athletic 5-1, with two goals each from strikers Lee Angol and Souleymane Coulibaly.

The League One side may just have Tottenham Hotspur to thank, with both players featuring for the club's academy sides in recent years.

The pair even played together, and Angol believes his previous connection with Coulibaly is responsible for the way they have hit it off for the Posh.

He told BBC Radio Cambridgeshire. "I knew Solly before here so we already had that bond and connection.

"Hopefully we can keep scoring every week, or at least if I'm not scoring, he's scoring or the other way around."

Angol left Tottenham's academy in 2012, and has been working his way around the Football League in a bid to establish himself.

He signed for Wycombe Wanderers, and has also played for Luton Town, as well as spells in non-league with Borehamwood Town, and signed with Peterborough this summer.

Coulibaly (pictured top) signed for Tottenham in 2011, after impressing at the FIFA under-17 World Cup. After a spell in Italy, Peterborough beat off competition from other interested League One sides to sign him on a free transfer this summer.

He is still just 20, and Angol 21, and if the weekend's result is anything to go by, the pair could be an exciting partnership which sparks the club's season into life.

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