The Portuguese Football Federation drew the schedule for the brand new 2nd National Division of Women's Fusal yesterday.
After five victories and a draw in six matches, Académica secured a place in the competition whose 1st place gives access to the rise to the maximum level of women's futsal in Portugal.
On the other hand, it is also defined that this season there will be no division descents, so, in the worst case scenario, Briosa has guaranteed its presence in the national championships for two seasons.
Académica was inserted in the North series and the draw dictated that the students' first match will be at home, against Tebosa, who should be one of the strongest candidates for the first places. The Minho women were the winners of series A of the National Qualification Cup for the 2nd Division, with six wins in as many games, 25 goals scored and only six conceded.
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