La Liga HPC U-18s shine at DSC Football Academies Championship - GulfToday

La Liga HPC U-18s shine at DSC Football Academies Championship


Players in action during a DSC Football Academies Championship match.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

La Liga HPC have moved to the top of the points table in the U-18 division after week two of the Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship, while Alliance Football Club and Soccer Italian Style are top of the two groups in the U-16 division.

La Liga HPC, who kicked off their U-18 campaign with a 4-2 win over La Liga Valencia in the first week of matches at the Football Centre in Dubai Sports City, notched up a facile 7-2 win over Soccer Italian Style to take top spot, while El Talento FB Academy, who opened with an emphatic 12-0 win over Excellence Football Academy, follow in second.

In the U-16 division, Alliance have moved to the top of the points table in Group 1 with their second win in two matches -- a 3-2 win over Soccer Italian Style. Though level on six points with La Liga HPC -- who edged Foxes Blue 1-0 -- Alliance enjoyed a better goal-difference of 12 following their 12-1 win over Al Najma Al Zarqaa in week one.

In Group 2 of the U-16 division, Soccer Italian Style A defeated Aliance X 4-1 to move to the top, followed by El Talento FB Academy and Talented Football Academy, who both started their campaign in week two, on the points table.

El Talento Fb Academy scored an emphatic 7-0 win over La Liga Sevilla in their opener, while Talented Football Academy beat Foxes Red 4-1.

In other matches of week two, Sporting Dubai defeated La Liga Valencia 6-1 and La Liga HPC drubbed Soccer Italian Style 8-0 in U-14 Group 1, while in U-14 Group 2, AFA Pablo Aimar blanked Foxes 4-0, while Alliance edged AFC Athletic Football Club 4-3.

In the U-12 division, GC United beat La LIga HPC 5-2, AFA Caniggia defeated La Liga Valencia 5-1, and the Foxes cruised to a 5-1 win over Sporting Dubai in Group 1 matches, while IJF U-12 and Talented FB Academy cruised to big wins in Group 2, with the former drubbing Al Najma Al Zarqaa 9-3 and the latter defeating La Liga Sevilla 9-1.

In the U-10 matches, Talented Football Academy beat Al Najma Al Zarqaa FC 5-1 and La Liga Valencia defeated IJF U-10 4-1.

The premier age-group football tournament in the country, DSC 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, who will be competing in six different categories: Under-8, Under-10, U-12, U-14, U-16, U-18.

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