In what is fast becoming a tradition, for the fourth year, the biggest event in Lithuania for amateur minifootball was celebrated last weekend.
As it depends, firstly came the Fanu stadium’s supervisors, a little bit later arrived tournament organizers – official partners of EMF in Lithuania, VSI “Mini Futbolo Lyga”, the pretty “Senoji Kibinine” van with the most delicious “kibinai” in Lithuania. After them 4active who are the distributor of Kappa and Givova in Lithuania arrived with their tents. People had a chance to buy their production with big discount. The company 4active presented unseen and unique product in Baltic region – motion analysis laboratory.
The football itself more than lived up to the weather on this beautiful Saturday morning. As we can see, a new tendency is going with every year- more and more amateur football teams are registering to the biggest amateur minifootball event in Lithuania. This year 32 teams registered for the competition, including an ambitious team from Latvia ( Riga’s “Garaza”, who were their national “Mitava Open 2013″ tournament champions) and a team from Belarus. Meaning for the first time we were able to call it international tournament!
Until 15:30pm all teams were challenging in eight groups in a desperate bid to get a ticket to the next stage. From 16:00 pm the crucial matches began, so teams could reach the finals. In the final met Riga’s “Garaza” and MFL team from Vilnius “Eagle team”. The main time didn’t show the winner (0:0) . “Eagle team” was more accurate in penalties shooting and ran out 3:1 victors. MFL team became champions of an international 32 team amateur minifootball seven a side one day tournament!