Dempo concluded the GFA U-16 tournament with a solitary point against Don Bosco Oratory. They played a goalless draw in their final group game aginst Don Bosco. It was a tough tournament for the young lads who lost all their previous games. Salgaocar Sports Club, Vasco Sports Club and Don Bosco Oratory were the oter teams in the group. Coach Mathew D’Costa narrated his experiences of the U-16 tournament and said that it had been a tough tournament for the juniors. “ It was a tough tournament with the other teams being much stronger than us. But these tournaments are all a matter of learning for these youngsters and results don’t matter. Playing games at this stage is more vital for the player’s development.” The coach also singled out Sohail Pereira and Bhavesh Gawas as players for the future, while Noel Viegas and Jason Dias who were in the probables for the Goa U-16 team have a bright future ahead.
Don Bosco Oratory 0-0 Dempo Sports Club
Dempo Sports Club 0-3 Salgaocar Sports Club
Vasco Sports Club 4-0 Dempo Sports Club
Dempo Sports Club 0-4 Vasco Sports Club
Salgaocar Sports Club 2-0 Dempo Sports Club
Dempo Sports Club 0-2 Don Bosco Oratory