TFAS @ Coupe De Melbourne

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On Wednesday the 25th of June the Melbourne Subbuteo Club hosted the Coupe de Melbourne featuring 5 players including John Ho from Singapore.

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New friendships forge on the Table Football Field @ Subbuteo Melbourne Club (L-R) John, Benji, Tom, Luke, David

The group stage was a tense affair which saw 30 goals scored in 10 games. From the group stage Benji Batten and John Ho progressed to the final with Luke Radziminski and David Simpson set to contest the 3rd place playoff.

Luke managed to claim 3rd place after beating David 3-2 in a thriller. The final itself was a fantastic game of Subbuteo, end to end action between Benji and John produced many chances which john was able to convert two and take out the Coupe De Melbourne winning the final 2-0.

Final Placings:
1. John Ho
2. Benji Batten
3. Luke Radziminski
4. David Simpson
5. Tom Nowacki

A great tournament, huge thanks to John Ho for coming to play and for your advice!

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There was also time for a lucky draw to win the TFAS/OCC official Polo Tees … which was drawn by Benij’s mother.  The Lucky Player was Luke Radziminski !!


Hopefully this is the start of Subbuteo Melbourne meeting more regularly. In the future anyone is welcome to host a couple of players for some friendly games or competitions.One of his first action, after receiving his prize, was to try it out and he commented “I will wear it for future tournaments !!”

 

(written by Benji Batten, Subbuteo Melbourne)

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Possible Collaboration with Subbuteo Japan …

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Possible Collaboration with Subbuteo Japan

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A discussion has been initiated with Subbuteo Japan (日本おはじきサッカー協会, Nihon Ohajiki Soccer Kyokai Subbuteo Japan) on the possibility of having a mutually arranged competition schedule.

This will allow the opportunity of players from both countries to “cross over” and play in each other’s competitions.  This might also include a competition which would be held, either annually or bi-annually, with the host nation alternately between the two countries.

We will keep you posted as the discussion progress …