25-08-2013 … Vodafone india in partnership with goa football development council on Thursday announced the launch of its first of its kind of grassroots league initiative titled the Vodafone gfdc rising stats football festival 2013 …
The festival is a six month long intra and inters centre football championship tournaments exclusively for the kids up to the age of 12 years in order to provide an excellent platform to identify and cultivate young local football talent across the state
The league would kick off on September 1st 2013 and concludes in February 2014 and would showcase over 600 matches featuring 650 young talented players across six centre of gfdc in goa such as valpoi sulcorna, aldona-moira, navelim, benaulim and khandepar ….
Each team would have seven members and have been split in to four different categories such as boys below 10years, girls below 10years, boys aged 10-12 years and girls aged 10-12 years
Speaking on the occasion gfdc chairman dr rufino monterio said that the event was focusing more on children to enjoy the game of football and would be held at all six centre of gfdc
Business head of Maharashtra and goa for Vodafone india ishmeet singh said that vodafone was happy to be a part of the event which was connected towards community at large