GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Academy Sports Club outlasts six other teams to win the Cayman Islands Football Association Under 12 Rally at the T.E Mcfield Sports Complex.
At the end of the day long competition and six grueling games Academy topped the standings with 16 points from five wins and one draw.
Over 100 players participated in the 22 games tournament, in which 43 goals were scored.
Bruce Blake, Vice President of the Cayman Islands Football Association congratulated the Academy Sports Club and urged the clubs to continue investing time and resources to their youth teams.
“The passion and knowledge of the game shown by the youth participating in the competition is refreshing. The Under 12 rally provided a glimpse into the future of Cayman football and from CIFA’s perspective we are excited about what the future holds, Blake added.
“The clubs have to work with the Association to ensure the next generation of footballers are properly nurtured and prepared to play their role in the future of the beautiful game.�?
The Under 12 rally showed the youth programmes of seven local clubs, Academy, Sunset, Scholars International, Cayman Athletic, George Town, Future and Tigers.
CIFA has another rally scheduled for later on this year.