The Foxes Sport Academy’s U14 team and La Liga Valencia’s U10 squads made impressive starts as the fifth season of Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship kicked off at the weekend at the new Football Centre in Dubai Sports City.
The Foxes, who are based at Amity School in Al Qusais, came bolting out of the blocks to drub La Liga Sevilla 14-0. La Liga Sevilla were at the receiving end in their U10 match as well, losing to La Liga Valencia 3-13.
The It’s Just Football (IJF) Academy U10team also started their campaign with a big win, blanking Al Najma Al Zarqaa 12-0. Established by former Masafi Club foreign pro Navid Faridi, Al Najma Al Zarqaa suffered a heavy defeat in their U16 opener as well, losing 12-1 against Alliance Football Club.
GC United also scored big in their U12 opener, defeating Sporting Dubai 11-1, while hosts La Liga HPC started their U14 campaign with an emphatic 9-0 win over La Liga Valencia.
The Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship will top a busy and diverse calendar of Dubai Sports Council’s events for the coming months. The tournament features 52 teams and more than 850 of the best young talents from 18 academies.
Check out all the results from the first matches here:
Under-8: La Liga Valencia beat La Liga Sevilla 10-1.
Under-10: IJF (It’s Just Football) Under 10 beat Al Najma Al Zarqaa FC 12-0; La Liga Valencia beat La Liga Sevilla 13-3.
Under-12 Group 1: La Liga Valencia drew with La Liga HPC 3-3; GC United beat Sporting Dubai 11-1; AFA Caniggia drew with Foxes 0-0.
Under-12 Group 2: IJF U12 beat Talented FB Academy 7-2; La Liga Sevilla drew with Sporting Dubai U11 3-3; AFA Caniggia drew with Foxes 0-0.
Under-14 Group 1: Sporting Dubai beat Soccer Italian Style 7-6; La Liga HPC beat La Liga Valencia 9-0.
Under-14 Group 2: AFA Pablo Aimar drew with Alliance 3-3; Foxes beat La Liga Sevilla 14-0.
Under-16 Group 1: La Liga HPC beat La Liga Valencia 2-1; Foxes-Blue beat Soccer Italian Style U16 A 3-1; Alliance beat Al Najma Al Zarqaa FC 12-1.
Under-16 Group 2: Soccer Italian Style U16 B beat La Liga Sevilla 6-2; Alliance X beat Foxes-Red 2-1.
Under-18: La Liga HPC beat La Liga Valencia 4-2; Excellence FB Academy beat Soccer Italian Style 5-1.