SOUTHEND United’s under-23 side secured a 1-1 draw in a friendly at Charlton Athletic this afternoon.

Norman Wabo bagged the Shrimpers goal and coach Kevin Maher was happy with the performance.

“We went 1-0 up and had the better of the first half,” said Maher.

“I was disappointed with the goal we gave away but overall it was a good display in difficult conditions.”

Southend United: Bishop, Howard, Bwomono, Pianim, Cotton, Klass, Phillips, Batlokwa, Wabo, Ba, Clark