San Marino's new-look young side had a somewhat chastening experience in World Cup Qualifying. But they had shown plenty of promise and there were several exciting youngsters establishing themselves in the national team.
Andy Selva had led his new-look San Marino side to Nations League promotion with a ream of exciting new Sammarinese youngsters.
This Football Manager Challenge began as a YouTube save that, frankly, I didn't have the time or dedication to continue recording. It came about in light of a BBC article that questioned how you could save improve the world's worst national team, but didn't answer the question.