22 October 2012

The Romanian national minifootball team coach, Tibi Lajos

It was a cold morning in October in the capital city of Slovakia. This is the reference point for the Romanian national minifootball team. In 2010 it started the dream of the minifootball at the European level. Tibi Lajos, a former international football referee, was appointed some days before the first European Minifootball Championship to […] Monday 22 October 2012 23:28
02 October 2012

Germany: “We will be back!”

Before miniEURO2012 the German team tried to gain a lot of self-confidence working hard to improve their game. Anyway the players and staff knew it would be Herculean task to reach the quarter finals. Even if it is Germany and Germany wins quite a lot of matches at European Cups, minifootball is a different story. […] Tuesday 02 October 2012 21:46
01 October 2012

miniEURO Moldova 2012 – Technical results

Here are the technical results of the miniEURO Moldova 2102, the European Minifootball Championship organized in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova a short while ago. As we all know, the 16 national teams where mixed into 4 groups, 4 teams each. The top two teams of each group qualified for the quarter-finals. GROUP A: GERMANY – […] Monday 01 October 2012 21:45
29 September 2012

Greece: Searching for reasons…

This miniEURO was a complete success for everybody, even for the teams who didn’t manage to qualify to the quarter finals. One of those was the Greek national team and even if it was easy to understand that all players were extremely disappointed for the fact that they could have played much better, it was […] Saturday 29 September 2012 22:51
25 September 2012

Romania took the trophy, but MINIFOOTBALL is the winner

Romania has been crowned the first ever miniEURO champions after a thrilling 2-1 victory over Montenegro. The pre-tournament favorites saw off competition from 15 other nations from as far apart as Kazakhstan and Israel to win the silverware. The final, which was watched by a crowd of over 3.000 people in the Opera Square in […] Tuesday 25 September 2012 22:47
24 September 2012

MiniEURO Moldova 2012 crowned the winner

Romania won the miniEURO Moldova 2012, the European Minifootball Championship, a competition which was held in the capital of Moldova, Chisinau. The winners defeated Montenegro in the finals, score 2-1 after full time. The exciting final game watched by more than 3,000 supporters from all over the continent, and was a fine culmination to a […] Monday 24 September 2012 22:46
23 September 2012

Video: Montenegro – Slovakia semifinal

MONTENEGRO and SLOVAKIA did very well at the miniEURO 2012, both teams having an impressive desire to fight to very end. Montenegro won group C with maximum of points, 9 out of 9, after beating ITALY 4-3, ENGLAND 7-1 and CZECH REPUBLIC 1-0. In the quarter-finals, MONTENEGRO was on the winning side after a tough […] Sunday 23 September 2012 22:45
22 September 2012

The group matches are almost over

The European Championship is already cruising at full speed ahead. The first day had its share of unbelievable surprises, the most important one being that the completion got halted by the rain. It rained cats and dogs, as Englishmen might say, and it was very difficult for most of the teams to play ball on […] Saturday 22 September 2012 22:43
20 September 2012

Germany is ready to go

Last night national coach Marc Mueller (not a relative of German football legend Gerd or Bayern Munich player Thomas) invited the players to a last training session. He found all the players fit and highly motivated and let them play a lot. When he was asked why he would not practice penalties, he said: “You […] Thursday 20 September 2012 22:42
19 September 2012