The first competition of the Greek season was played in Heraklion (Crete) last week-end. The Satellite tournament was held in the island, organised by the local club of Blade TSC in Heraklion. 13 local players and 11 travellers from Athens and Patra enjoyed an excellent hospitallity provided by Vaggelis Liolios and his teammates.
The main results are as follows:
– Pobladores Griegos won the team event, beating Glyfada in the final.
– in the under 12 James Liolios Jr was the winner.
– in the veterans Giannis Voulgaris won the final against Dimitris Mallias.
– finally in the open Andrianos Dervis beat on shots Chris Aggelinas.
It was the first official tournament played in Crete since the summer of 1986, 28 years earlier.
Also all winners manage to record their first ever win in any type of competition.
Full results are available in the Results section.
It is a big honor for FISTF to announce that Czech Republic is joining us again. A new association has been created by a few players under the leadership of David Lazzari who has been appointed Secretary of the association. Any contact with the association can be made by e-mail to email@example.com
The association’s website is http://czechsubbuteo.jimdo.com/
The SUBBUTEOscars have been awarded in Rochefort during the world cup. The winners are as follows.
Best player: Carlos Flores (Spain)
Lifetime achivement: Marcus Tilgner (Germany)
Best official: George Drazinakis (Greece)
Best Team: Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Best tournament: Europa Cup for clubs in Naples (Italy)
Best veteran: Gianfranco Calonico (Italy)
Best promotion: Tchaaa4 (Belgium)
Best U19: David Gonzalez (Spain)
Best newcomer: Alwin Krause (U12)
Best U15: Kai Hagenkötter (Germany)
Best referee: Henk Landzaat (the Netherlands)
Best Woman: Trisha Baumeler (Switzerland)
Fairest player: Emmanuel Gorgette (France)
The FISTF World Cup was played this week-end in Rochefort. A full report will come a bit later but at least the names of the winners are known.
Open category: Juan Noguera (Spain) in the individual event (final against Sergio Ramos of Portugal) and the team of Italy (final against Spain)
U19 category: Luigi Di Vito (Italy) in the individual event (final against Micael Caviglia of Italy) and the team of Italy (final against Belgium)
U15 category Matteo Ciccarelli (Italy) in the individual event (final against Claudio Panebianco of Italy) and the team of Italy (final against Belgium)
U12 category: Francesco Vezzuto (Italy) in the individual event (final against Leonardo Giudice of Italy) and the team of Belgium (final against Italy)
Ladies: Jessica Hardenne (Belgium) in the individual event (final against Delphine Dieudonné of Belgium) and the team of Belgium (final against France)
Veterans: Francesco Mattiangeli (Italy) in the individual event (final against Gianfranco Calonico of Italy) and the team of Italy (final against Belgium)
The giving ceremony for FISTF Awards SUBBUTEOscars will be done on next friday in the Hall omnisports Jemelle (Rue des Jardins 1) at the time of 17:30.
All nominees for the awards and participants of the World Cup shall be at that time in the hall.
The Nominees are:
The second open of Limassol was held on sunday with 12 players taking part and a special guest from greece, Kostas Stamokostas, who was very motivated to beat the local players. Stamokostas reached the final but lost to Paul Andreas (0-1). Andreas therefore wins his second FISTF title this season. Well done!
Table football is growing in Japan where 30 players attende the FISTF Grand Prix of Yokohama last week. The Open category had a strong field of 24 players including Cédric Garnier (France), Stéphane Lambert (Belgium) and John Ho (Singapore). These three players reached the semi-finals. John Ho had to wait the shots to beat local player Kenzo Koi. Cédric Garnier proved to be the best player by beating John Ho in the final. Other winners were Koji Fukasawa (U19), Yuko Nakahara (ladies), Kosuke Watanabe (U12) while the club of Yokohama OSC won the first team tournament ever held in Japan.