Clarence Fernandes from Dempo’s Residential Academy is the latest name in what seems to be a fast growing list of young Goan talent from the Academy getting a chance to show his craft with the National team.(Shameek Vas being the first to represent India in the U-16 AFC Championship)

Clarence is a young defender who will Join the AIFF Under-17 with a chance to prove his mettle, The young boy who draws his inspiration from his idol, Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid spoke to us saying, It was an extremely proud moment for him and my family and that he was raring to take the next step in his career.

Clarence Fernandes will train with the Indian Under 17 squad at Odisha.