From the amputee Football Association of Haiti.
Lions over Grenadiers on Haiti's 4th Annual Amputee Football Tournament
Four Haitian amputee football clubs participated in the island nation's recent 4th Annual Tournament of Amputee Football.
In the opening rounds the Grenadier Amps Football Club dropped PHAHR FC 2-0. Lion Football Club of Amputee bested Oiseaux Celeste 8-1.
In the second grouip round Grenadier again bested FC PHAHR, this time by a score of 3-0. The lions win its group by forfeit when Oiseaux Celeste failed to take the field at the apaproriate time.
Grand FinalThe grand final was attended by officials the tournament sponsor CBM and by more than a thousand spectators who came to cheer their team and appreciate the potential of our disabled athletes.
In the final match between and the Lions defeated the Grenadiers 3-1.
The Coach of the Club Lion considered himself lucky to have won this victory. Cesar Jacques Frantz Anderson, coach of the Lions Club, said "I am happy to have the win against Club Grenadier who has already beaten us in the finals in 2011 and in 2012."
"We worked hard and made many sacrifices to get to beat the Grenadiers. With this win we now have two trophies each."
Moscow - The leadership of the Russian Disabled Football Federation (RDFF) and The Russian Football Union (RFU) have announced the following proposed calendar of events for Russian amputee football in 2014.
Russian Announces Upcoming Tournament Schedule
1. World Championship for club teams on Amputee Football ( Victory Cup ) - Russia , city of Moscow, 15-24.05.2014. Organizer - Russian Disabled Football Federation (RDFF).
The announcement was made in Moscow by RDFF President Georgi Lunacharsky.
The Organizing Committee of this event intends to invite for participation the 12 strongest club teams from the WAFF member countries – the national 2013 champion teams.
The competitions will be held in accordance with the WAFF Regulations.
Each team should include up to 15 persons namely 11 sportsmen, 3 officials and 1 qualified referee.
The matches will be held on the artificial covering soccer field.
Further details and a list of nations accepting competition invitations will be published as that information becomes available.
2: Russia also intends to participate in the upcoming Amputee Football World Cup, in the city of Culiacan, Mexico, 30 Nov. - 08 December 2014.
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