Spain won the first place in the Futsal tournament in Skopje

Published on 29 Октомври, 2014 in Futsal

Spain won the International Futsal tournament that the Football Federation of Macedonia organized in the Sports Center “Boris Trajkovski”.

The multiple European and World champion defeated the Macedonian national team in the final with 6:1. The visiting team scored the first goal in the middle of the first half, after a series of great saves by our goalkeeper Ilcho Udovaliev in the first 10 minutes of the match. Adolfo Diaz scored the winning goal for Spain, and Mario Plaza doubled the lead only one minute before the end of the first half.

Macedonia scored a goal in the first minute of the second half. By the end of the second half, Jiménez, Raul Paino,Vapascored 4 more goals, and the last goal scored for Spain was anown goal.

The Macedonian goalkeeper, Ilcho Udovaliev was named the best goalkeeper of the tournament, and Mario Plaza from Spain was named the most valuable player of the tournament.

In the game for third place, the national team of Turkey won by scoring 2:1 in penalty shoot-outs against the national team of Finland, while the national team of Finland lost against  Macedonia with 5:4.

Right before the beginning of the final match, our goalkeeper Goran Pandilov made an official statement that he is leaving the national team. Goran Pandilov has been the goalkeeper for the Macedonian futsal A team for more than a decade. The President of FFM, Ilcho Gjorgjioski honored Pandilov for his contributions to the Macedonian Futsal Team.

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