Preseason tournaments will start futsal season for some
With no fixed date yet announced for the start of the futsal league teams have started preparing for the forthcoming season though preseason friendly matches and tournaments.
September will see two such tournaments taking place with the Maurice Coelho Cup third edition coming up in September 15. Prior to this will be the Capurro Cup on the Saturday.
The third edition of the Maurice Coelho Cup in memory of a “Boca Legend and dear friend” will once again aims to help raise awareness of mental health issues.
A maximum of ten players per team will be allowed which will be donated. Team will be accepted on a first come, first served basis with players not allowed to play for more than one team.
The tournament organisers will be accepting donations on behalf of their partners Gib Sams and Clubhouse Gibraltar and raising awareness for both causes.
Prior to this Bavaria FCC and Zoca Bastion will inaugurate the Capurro Cup 2019 on September 14.
This has been described as Gibraltar’s first Futsal-driven preseason tournament in aid of Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society.
The tournament will see the participation of Bavaria FCC (hosts), Zoca Bastion FC (hosts), Rock Solid FC, Laguna 2007 FC, Newton Store FC, Sporting FC.
Both tournaments will be played at the Victoria Stadium pitches 3 and 4.