Updated: Apr 25
SPECIAL EDITION of EFAO Generation Series.
We couldn't wait to share fantastic news from one of our EFAO players who keep showing remarkable progress and astounding performance on the soccer field.
Introducing: Calvin Paguada.
Calvin Paguada arrived in Barcelona with Coach Pablo on April 11th to participate in the Football International Cup Barcelona to play with the U14 Real Club Español Academy.
We are very proud to inform you that not only did his team reach and win the final game of the tournament, but also Calvin showed an astounding performance as an EFAO player.
U14 Real Club Español Academy Team
After the Football International Cup Barcelona, Calvin and Coach Pablo moved to the Spanish city of Zaragoza, where Calvin joined the GusGol Football + Studies residential program where he continues an intensive football training that includes the following schedule:
Morning: specialized defensive tactical exercises with UEFA PRO coaches
Afternoon: practice with the honor division Zaragoza team - 2006 category
All his hard work, dedication, and performance are paying off. Calvin has been invited to stay and play in Spain. We will share more updates about Calvin's football career very soon. Here is a photograph of having lunch with Mr. Miguel, general director of the residence in Zaragoza, where Calvin is currently staying.
Before flying to Barcelona to participate in the Football International Cup Barcelona , Calvin answered a few questions about his dreams and his future.
Can you introduce yourself?
Calvin: Hi, My name is Calvin Paguada, and I'd love to play in Europe. Europe or England.
If you have to choose one team in Europe?
Calvin: In Europe, most likely Barca. But in England, it'd be Liverpool.
What have you learned at EFAO all these years?
Calvin: For over the years, I've played for Coach Pablo. I have learned the European soccer. I've learned the mindset, I've learned fast pace, quick movement, and moving with the ball.
What is something you will remember about Pablo Coach?
Calvin: I'd most likely remember him as one of the people who tried his best, and helped me, and gave me the opportunity to go PRO.😊
Listen Calvin's interview here ⬆️
Keep doing your best Calvin! Continue working hard to fulfill your dreams, we are very proud of you!
- The EFAO Team