The Wellington Phoenix Soccer School will give 11 of its young players an experience of a lifetime when it travels to the Arousa Futbol 7 tournament in Porto, Portugal in May.
WPSS is the first ever Australasian side to be invited into the prestigious U12 La Liga tournament and recieved a dream draw when Group A was announced.
World powerhouses Barcelona, Real Madrid and Arsenal line up against WPSS at the tournament on a tour that also see’s the U12 players spend 5 days in Barcelona prior to the event.
A friendly against a Barcelona club side will be something else for the players to look forward to as well as a trip to the world famous Nou Camp stadium to watch Messi, Neymar and Suarez line up for La Liga action for FC Barcelona against visiting Villareal.
The team departs on Friday May 5th for 12 unforgettable days.
WPSS Arousa Futbol 7 squad – Oliver Middleton, Travis Dally Braun, Fergus Gillion, Alex Hale, Hamish Halls, AJ Tuatagaloa, Ishveer Singh, Karanveer Bhathal, Karthik Kumar, Kent Vega, Zachary Chung, Dylan Kane (guest GK, Ireland)
Coaches – Jo Dawkins, Leigh Kenyon