Football/Diaspora: Organization believes it has all the conditions for the success of the Tournament of the Islands in Luxembourg


Praia, June 2 (Inforpress) – The organizing committee of the 23rd edition of the Tournament of the Islands in Luxembourg considers that all the conditions are fulfilled so that the tournament that involves the Cabo Verdean community resident in this European country “has the success of always “.

Franklin Semedo urges, however, the close collaboration of all the players in the competition, noting that “it’s a party of the Cabo Verdean communities”, and because of that must count on brightness and fair play” of all parties involved.

He explains that after the withdrawal of the team  from Sao Vicente on the second day of the tournament last year, in protest of the decision of the discipline committee that penalized the Mindelense team with defeat by using a player in a irregular way in the match against the team from Santo Antao, an organizing committee was created this year composed by leaders of the four teams.

The aim of this initiative is to ensure that all the necessary conditions are met for all the teams to contribute to the tournament.

The competition starts on Saturday and counts on the teams from South Santiago in the fight for the five-time champion against Sao Vicente (teams with more titles, seven), in game that happens the clash between the Santo Antao and Uniao das Ilhas.