Goa U-12, U-13 teams hailed for successful AIFF tourney


The Goa under-12 and under-13 football teams which performed exceptionally well at the All India Football Festival arrived home Monday by train from West Bengal.
The teams were accorded a warm reception on arrival.
The under-13 football team defeated top teams like Sikkim,Bengal,Maharashtra,Kerala,Manipur,Mizorm and Karnataka, thus remaining undefeated in this event held in Bengal.
The teams were received by GFA’s executive member Mr Schubert Furtado accompanied by other members and a large number of parents who expressed their happiness over the performance of the teams. The teams were coached by Remmy Colaco and Shekhar Falari, both of whom praised the team members for their dedication and fine performance.
When asked whether the performance of the teams would be recognized by way of some incentives, Mr Schubert Furtado disclosed that all these details will be decided at a meeting to be convened later on.
It was informed by Mr Furtado that Jonathan da Viega, Clarence Furtado, Cablil Gomes, Jude Cardozo, Sadik Shaikh, Princeton Rebello, Rolwin Almeida, Lionel D’Souza and Dylan Fernandes were selected for India under-13 camp, adding further that four of the team members are now already selected for India under-13 team.
Their names were provided as Jonathan da Viega, Clarence Furtado, Princeton Rebello and Rolwin Almeida. [NT]