Beach soccer: European Championship starts today in the "cradle" of the sport

Beach soccer: European Championship starts today in the "cradle" of the sport


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It starts today on the beach of Buarcos, the ultimate European Beach Soccer Championship (in English, Euro Beach Soccer League), with the participation of 16 selections.

Portugal He is a favorite but will not have the easy path despite playing at home, as the best European teams will be on the pitch, including Italy, who currently hold the title.
The race ends on Sunday. Games have free entry and benches have a capacity of 2500 seats.

In the meantime, the delegations of the 16 national teams exhausted the municipality's hotel capacity. The protocol signed this year by Pro Beach Soccer, the Figueira da Foz House, the Portuguese Football Federation and Cofina guarantees the race in 2019 and 2020, with four days of competition.

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