First 2015 international tournament in Portugal

First 2015 international tournament in Portugal


The Footie 7 International Tournament in Povoa de Varzim, Portugal, is underway and is promising to provide  a lot  of excitement for teams and spectators alike.

Five countries - Portugal, Ukraine, USA, Netherlands and Argentina - will be competing against each other in a round robin competition.  Two matches will be played everyday, making it a total of ten matches in five days. Four matches (USA vs Netherlands, Ukraine vs Argentina, Netherlands vs Argentina and Ukraine vs Portugal) have already taken place and made for a lot of excitement next to the field.

The tournament is a chance for countries to have players classified by international classifiers.  Thirteen players from the five different countries will be classified during the week.

The tournament also gives IFCPF the opportunity to test the new website tools which will enable the federation to  keep track of match and classification results.  For the first time ever, classifiers will be able to upload classification results, photos and supporting documents on site.  Match results and photos will also be uploaded after each match, and is automatically updated on the website homepage for followers of the event.

With six matches remaining, spectators and players alike is looking forward to the rest of the week.