Mumbai City have confirmed that the Islanders’ u14 team will participate in one of the world’s leading and most prestigious youth tournaments, the Mina Cup. This will be the first time a Mumbai City youth side participates in an international competition.
Hosted in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, the Mina Cup attracts the top youth talent in the world from clubs across continents. Drawn in Group 1 in the u14 category, Mumbai City will square off against City Football Schools, Dubai City FC (UAE) and AYSO United (USA).
Fresh off their success in the Double Pass Development League in Mumbai, the Islanders’ u14s will travel with a 15-member squad to Dubai led by head coach Sameer Kapoor and will play their first game on April 1, 2022 against USA’s AYSO United.
Goalkeepers: Tanishq Pandya, Vedant Pujari
Defenders: Shivam Singh, Tyrell Fernandes, Erwyn Dsouza, Lebron Dsouza, Moksh Girap
Midfielders: Riddhiman Das, Siddhant Chiplunkar, Neel Khandeparker, Ryan Pereira, Ayan Maniyar
Forwards: Niall Goghavala, Manthan Thapa, Mayank Thapa
April 1: AYSO United v Mumbai City FC | 4:45 PM GST
April 1: Dubai City FC v Mumbai City FC | 7:45 PM GST
April 3: City Football Schools v Mumbai City FC | 5:30 PM GST