PIFA was invited to play the Gauteng Future Champions U-17 from 23–28 March 2009, organised by South African Football Federation.
The tour was fully sponsored. The team was coached by PIFA Director Nirvan Shah.
The team did extremely well in the entire tournament, they scored one past Inter Milan. The tournament was won by Boca Juniors (Argentina), Esperance FC (Tunisia) came 2nd and Inter Milan came 3rd.
South African Airways sponsored the air tickets. NIKE was the official playing kit for the team.
Midday : Mar 21 ; DNA : Mar 21 ; Mumbai Mirror : Mar 21, 2009