Kasaragod Wins Barefoot Beach Soccer

Published on: 12 Feb, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kasaragod Distirct News, Kerala Sports News

11 Feb 2013

India’s first beach soccer championship cum musical extravaganza, Barefoot Fest 2013 was held in Calangute Beach, Goa making the best use of Goa’s festive atmosphere and warm February sun, players representing 64 registered football clubs battled it out for the coveted trophy over four days of intense action.

The six-day mega sporting and music bonanza brought an eclectic mix of beach soccer and entertainment to the Goan shores. The action-packed week attracted both locals and tourists who came in large numbers to cheer players and support their favorite team while thumping music added energy and enthusiasm to the matches.

The championship’s five a side games were played in accordance with official sporting rules as laid out by Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) – the international governing body of Beach Soccer.  Each crisp and brief game witnessed an exciting display of talent and skill with an average scoring rate of 1 goal every 3 minutes, making the games highly eventful and keeping spectators involved and energized throughout.

Kasarkod Kerala was Awarded the championship trophy and cash prize of Rs. 75,000.

Source– http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/pope-benedict-xvi-resigns-two-kerala-cardinals-among-those-who-ll-vote-for-a-new-pope-329466

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