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One Game One Community Futsal Tournament

Exeter City Football Club  once again celebrate diversity in the local community by holding a football tournament that attracts players from across the globe.

Exeter City’s One Game One Community Group is part of the national Kick It Out campaign which aims to address all types of discrimination in football including race, disability, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation.

The recent Futsal event held on the 16th April at the University of Exeter proved a huge success,with the new champions FC Ballers, a group of friends from Exeter and East Devon who formed a team especially for the competition, winning in the final 2-1. 

 

The trophies and medals were presented by members of the Amir family from Exeter, Fatima (9), Sakina (7) and Sayed (5)

The third place play-off winners were Kurdish FC who beat 99 Problems, from South Devon, 4-2 who also took the tournament Fair Play Award. 

Among the teams not making it out of the group stages were last year’s winners, Devon Lions, the County’s first openly Gay Friendly football team.

The tournament, the third to be held, was organised by Exeter City Football in the Community and has been supported by the University of Exeter, Devon FA and the Exeter City Supporters Trust and its One Game One Community Group. 

Entries were particularly sought from local black and minority ethnic players and other community teams. 

 

Coming Next ....

The annual summer community 5 a side tournament will be held on Sunday 3 July.

Exeter City Football Club’s One Game One Community Group, The Trust and Exeter City Football in the Community are please to announce that they will be hosting their annual Futsal Tournament in the Summer.

The tournament will take place on Sunday 3rd July 2016 at the University of Exeter from 11:00am to 15:00pm. The tournament entery fee is £10 and entries are particularly welcome from black and ethnic minority teams from the local community and / or organisations.

For more information  please contact Donna.langdon@ecfc.co.uk  or to register click here

Entry deadline is Monday 27th June.

2015 Winners Torquay based Crispy Pigs beat Not a Kalou from Ipplepen 2-1 in a closely fought final. 

The tournament, now in its 12th year, encourages participation from local community teams and especially black and minority ethnic players and takes place at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Sports Complex.