Celtic play 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele in under-20 match
Celtic have handed 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele his debut for their under-20 team.
The under-13s midfielder came on in the 81st minute of Celtic’s 3-1 victory over Hearts in the SPFL Development League.
13-year-old Karamoko Dembele coming off the bench to make his debut for Celtic U20s this evening. The boy is tipped to be a star. pic.twitter.com/PHQFbaMXGq
– Liam O’Hare (@Liam_O_Hare) October 3, 2016
A report on the Celtic website read: “The diminutive playmaker didn’t look out of place and played his part in the closing stages.”
The schoolboy’s skill and talent had previously been flagged up to a wider audience in a series of online video clips.