Vinay Harji, Delmon Rebello and Velanco Rodrigues have been called to the Indian National team in their respective age groups. With this, the total call ups from Dempo Academy to the national team is 4. While Vinay and Velanco are on loan to India Arrows in the I-League, Delmon has joined the U-16 National team.
All three players have been part of the Youth Development at DSC since 2017. Velanco and Vinay have been trainees at our Academy since 2017. Delmon joined in 2018 after being part of the Dempo U-13 squad under coach Pradeep Chopdekar.
Velanco and Vinay have been part of the current Goa Professional League squad in the 21-22 season and performed well for the senior team in the League so far. Velanco, a right winger featured in most DSC games in the GPL this season while Vinay has taken centre midfield position in a few games. Both players look forward to their stint in the Indian Arrows team this season in Kolkata. Another alumni of DSC, Mahesh Gawli is the Assistant Coach of the Indian Arrows team.
Delmon, a towering centre back has been the mainstay in defence for the Dempo Junior teams since 2018.