As part of this MoU
- 3 Portuguese coaches have been involved in coaching Goan teams and working with Goan footballers. Firstly, Joao Brito who mooted a blueprint for the youth development programme and held coaching workshops for coaches and players was followed by Rui Manuel Pedro who coached the Goan squad for the Lusofonia Games, and finally Daniel Barreira is currently working with the age group footballers in Goa.
- GFA had sent two age group footballers Arnold Cardozo from Mapusa and Shallum Pires from Sanvordem and U-14 coach Lino Pereira for 1-month training at the FC Porto Academy in Porto in November 2006.
- 16-year-old Joshuah Vaz of Fatorda, with the backing of a UK-based sponsor Douglas Fernandes and the timely support of Goa Football Association (GFA) whose Porto connection helped immensely, will be training for 5 months at one of Portugal’s top football academies belonging to a club called Vitoria Sport Clube (Vitoria de Guimaraes) in Guimaraes from February 2007.