selective, Amazonians young dream of golden chance in Brazilian football

More of 150 adolescents participated in the first day of selective at the Alvorada CSU 2.
28/01/2016 09h34 - Updated 28/01/2016 09h34
Photo: Emanuel Mendes Siqueira

Leaving Manaus and play a big club football green and yellow. That was the dream motivated more 150 teens to participate on Wednesday, 27 from January, in the Alvorada CSU 2, In Manaus, the first day of grassroots football selectively to form two teams to represent the Amazon in two national competitions: Natal Supercopa U-18 (Natal, RN, May) e Santa Catarina Cup Sub-17 (Camboriú, SC, July). According to organizers, teachers Rivaldo Silva and José Ribamar, the technical evaluation was a successful participation.

Boys of the four corners of the city participated in the "sieve". They were evaluated for 20 minutes. Who showed the skill with the ball, game vision and the potential to develop technically passed phase in "Big Brother" of grassroots football.

One of the groups approved the selective met six young prospects: Carlos Vinicius (16 years, attacker, crowned), Jackson Felipe Cruz (16 years, half Petrópolis), Lucas Pacheco (15 years, defender, New city), Janderson Marques (16 years, steering wheel, John Paul 2), Gabriel Sanches (15 years, attacker, Santa Etelvina) and Levi de Souza Araújo (15 years, goalkeeper, compensates).

Goalkeeper approved Compensinha
In a country that has the attacker Neymar (Barcelona and Selection) as idol, were few goalkeepers participating in the evaluation. If missing amount, quality left under the joists. This was the case of Levi, revealed in Compensinha - one of the most traditional of the basic categories of amateur football Manaus – and passing by St. Lukas.

"I started in futsal, then I moved on to football and found myself as a goalkeeper playing in Compensinha. Participate in this screen and be selected among the best is the realization of a dream. My desire is to play these national competitions and, who knows, play a big club in Brazil ", said the shirt 1, fan Rogério Ceni and that this year will attend the second year of high school in the State School John Bosco Pantoja Evangelista (compensates).

The technical evaluation continues on the morning of Thursday, 27 from January, a partir das 9h, in the Alvorada CSU 2. It will be the athletes born in 2001 e 2002.

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