Kids’ world

The 2010 ‘Futebol 7’ mini world club cup involving 139 top club and academy sides from five continents drew to a close in Vila Real de Santo António last Sunday. Generally recognised as the leading junior tournament of its kind in the world, young hopefuls representing such footballing giants as AC Milan, Ajax and Real Madrid were vying for the titles in three categories, but it was the Samuel Eto’o Foundation (Infants), Seville FC (Schools) and Deportivo Espanyol (Pre-School) who emerged victorious.