BBFS Development Squads challenge youth teams from Borussia Dortmund, Fulham, Feyenoord Rotterdam in Netherlands
Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools U11, U13 and U15 development squads participated in elite tournaments involving youth teams of major European football superpowers in June in Holland. BBFS teams gained invaluable experience by playing against some of the world’s best youth academy teams comprising of numerous future stars including the likes of Borussia Dortmund (GER), FC Koln(GER), Fulham FC (ENG), Sparta Prague (CZE), Feyenoord Rotterdam (NED) and PSV Eindhoven (NED).
The tournament was a tremendous learning experience for our players, team coaches as well as our technical staff as the quality of football played at the youth level across Europe is unparalleled. The players put in courageous performances –which was a direct result of the 2 month long training camp organized for the development squad in Delhi before the trip.
For their spirited and disciplined performance – both our youth squads (U11 and U13) were awarded the Fair Play Award in their respective categories.
Our U15 team excelled winning 4 of their 7 matches with BBFS scholar Pratap Kumar Tamang winning the Best Player of the Tournament award.