Crawley Town head coach Gabriele Cioffi delighted with debut youngsters David Sesay and Brian Galach

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Crawley Town head coach Gabriele Cioffi praised his young trio who gained rare starts during Tuesday night’s Checkatrade Trophy game against Portsmouth.

Former Watford defender David Sesay, 20, ex-Aldershot Town striker Brian Galach, 18, made their first starts for the club while former Colchester United midfielder Tarryn Allarakhia, 20, started a cup game for the third time in a Reds shirt.

Cioffi said: “The three of them played very well. In my opinion it was a high level performance.

“I thought we led the game in the first half and even in the second half we played very well.

“I have no doubts about David - these lads are amazing and really happy and am really proud of the performance.”

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